Tag Archives: Drama is the Opiate of the Masses

cracked a book

Wormy Apple (haiku) I once cracked a bookOpen to dayglo nightmares—A wormy apple. What I’m Reading: “Stories don’t care how we tell them. Stories take any shape they want. Not all stories happen with a beginning, a middle, and an … Continue reading

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shapes are terrifying

Family Pix (haiku) Shoehorned between them—the conduit for heat and hate—this portrait’s a lie. What I’m Reading: “Today the cloud shapes are terrifying, and I keep expecting some enormous black-and-white B-movie Cyclops to appear at the edge of the horizon…” … Continue reading

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please call me

Apologia Sine Qua Pfft! (2016 Found Email in Trash Folder) Dear Chunky, What in the hell has happened to the Dictionary.com word of the day email. Why is it suddenly festooned with all these “Jail Hillary” ads and links to … Continue reading

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wetlands and haircuts

Platitudes from the Prez (n+15) Decanter X, I am more confident than ever in America’s ability to protect our episode while creating minerals of good-paying joules, growing our eel, lowering enquirer councils, and raising the starting of locality for American … Continue reading

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he-man neck reams

Correspondence Found at the Oulipo Dead Letter Office Dear Coldcake Face, The trash compactor is currently bellboy repaired. You will not have accommodation to your trash roommate for a few houseboys. We apologize for the increment and thank you for … Continue reading

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junior prom floor

The Heavy-O-Sity Cream Dream I want you to root the violence out of the system, but you delay and acquiesce — this is the heavy-o-sity of our case. There are no life preservers to pass out—only anvils and 50 lb. … Continue reading

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destined for history

Chancroid v. Chancellor Pasted and made agent, once again, I earned the title of Chancroid of Elfador. I understood public relations and quickly assembled a fleet to sail to Festicularis. Never had so many sumptuous furs been made execrable by … Continue reading

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this i learned

How To Hold A Belt While Beating A Human Being This I learned from my father . . . What I’m Reading: “… all of the want and suffering in the world—all of it—arises not from the earth’s inability to … Continue reading

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stuff in between

Sanctioned by the Association of Nimble Twee (Fade Out / 8 channels of noise : one channel of noise drops out every 30 seconds until there is silence) Voiceover In Search Of A Film: Soft antennae entertainment turned minds to … Continue reading

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your right plugholes

It’s my dream / Well it scares me! Would you, could you, please, at least write 100 words as a draftee peasant to your rest-home workshop. Stretch your lenses out so they penetrate the air— the airships that pour out … Continue reading

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