Bide The meaning of life is death. The meaning of Christianity is life after death. The profusion of words is to bide time. Steven Ray Smith Continue reading Bide – by Steven Ray Smith
the tension around my tension tension full moon beyond good and evil MLK Day the killing continues Continue reading 3 senryu – by Helen Buckingham
The trees talk to me “Hey, fucker,” They whisper What the hell? I don’t know what to tell them Maybe fuck off But no I don’t want those trees to die I love them No matter how rude They bark at me. Continue reading Barking Trees – by Josh Brown
you deplete me : unpleat me : I’m lost lord : help me : help me : o : for christ’s sake : (for my sake) : I tell you : woman : stop praying : get off your knees : stop lifting your mouth to big G god : or : if you must : leave big daddy a parting gift : a vomitoxin … Continue reading time to buy a new brand of spirit gum – by Maureen Kingston
Alright, so we’re in a city, you all with me so far? So in this city there’s this man; we’ll call him Person A and Person A has ten million dollars in a briefcase. Don’t ask why he has so much money or why he’s choosing to carry it around with him. Anyway, we’ve got Person A with his wad of cash and he’s walking … Continue reading The Ten-a-Penny Parable – by Matt Hollingsworth
I reach up, stick my tongue out. Momma sings to Little Brother in the nursery. My toy is on the top shelf. I have to climb to get it. Dad’s downstairs. He bellows out bad words. Baseball is on. I brace myself on top of his dresser. Momma stops singing. Dad stops shouting. The house is quiet enough that I have to wait. The toy … Continue reading Jinapher J. Hoffman – Somewhere Else, Anywhere Else
Music trumps information according to the author of Bug Music We will re-listen, he says when we will not re-read Music came first, after all and does not even require an instrument But so much music is noise just as words can be clutter and certain plants are weeds Continue reading Mark Danowsky – Worth Your Attention?