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
So little does it take to mitigate the horrors of IRS Form 1040, a spider in the mailbox, or repeatedly snagging pinkie toe on errant elastic while slithering one’s foot into a recalcitrant sock: Cheryl’s swift soft peck on the temple as I type at the computer, Bach’s Ascension Oratorio with the volume at 11, spring’s first dandelion. Anticipating spring’s first dandelion. Remembering last spring’s first dandelion. Continue reading April Showers – Ray Scanlon
I demand that it be left down, which from then on it is and like an unspoken settlement, on it from then on piss is. Continue reading Toilet Seat Request – by Cathryn Shea
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
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?