cooked or raw

our rock stars replaced by chefs our anthems cooked into consumable pieces the recipe for the Beatles become nostalgic indulgence no longer any power to pump the pulse of our human culture so divided in carefully fermented samples watch Asia follow after the peak of our middle-class while more of our doors close; walls planned …

automotive plant

when a motor-vehicle plant is no longer moving anything but the virus of an ever-faltering step and its drones have already abandoned its queen, for richer cement grounds watch how those bright dandelions push their heads right through the concrete and get back to work filling what we abandon, growing where we only saw death …

anti-intellectualism

i’ve had lots of friends and strangers not think much of my liberal education but to think in some other world, some other time they’d’ve killed me for it anti-intellectualism would be the intellectual word i’m just guessing, of course please do not persecute me for abstract thought I swear that I cannot help myself …

Don Quoxites Run Amok!

we all get up! and chase after windmills! cuz ain’t no giants! that we can find for slaying! in this metropolis don’t really want real giants, anyway cuz that would be crazy! pixel-based is better! digital is better! virtual is better! we are Quixotes! we build custom windmills! to attack as giants! cuz attacking real …

educate me

never been a fan of graded writing don’t dumb down my readability or teach me to actively confuse simplicity with stupidity small words with less meaning and that the big ones are too expensive it ain’t true if something takes a little more effort to read simply because it needs, or should, need a kiss, …

Give me Water

i confess i did not know really, what the atom bomb on Hiroshima meant until mid life because I wanted something to watch before bed before another work day on the importance of repetition, consistency, punctuality vs. the importance of me i could barely close my eyes that night what does a middle-class girl in …