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I write words, I sometimes get to perform them out, sometimes I'm even paid. And I'm trying to get it right, get it right.

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“You’re a miracle, you’re… impossible,” the scientist yelled, but not as a compliment or even a statement of fact, it was an accusation, “I’m only normal. Christ, I’m far less than normal.” I ask...

11 hours ago

mar24 in idea barrages

1.) Making gravy from scratch brings up fond memories. 2.) Your album of death-metal covers of R.E.M. songs will be called “Problematic For The People”. 3.) You don’t want to make the cool kids ...

1 day ago

mar23 in idea barrages

1.) Walk around with an exaggerated limp and if anyone asks say that you took a shell in the Storage Wars. 2.) Sometimes, I will come up with a weird pun in my dream, type it into dream social me...

2 days ago

balance beams in poetry

balance is what’s required to walk that multifold luminous with one foot in each side of some goddamned false dichotomy without falling to either side or beginning to imagine that that imagi...

2 days ago

mar22 in idea barrages

1.) The e-mail from Google telling us to save anything on Google-Plus because it’s shutting down adorably presumes that anyone used Google-Plus for any reason other than claiming an account in ca...

3 days ago

mar21 in idea barrages

1.) How many journalists are waiting for a big yogurt heist so they can run with the headline “Cultural Appropriation”? 2.) We are moving toward the singularity where so many have declared for th...

4 days ago

mar20 in idea barrages

1.) You can’t know a culture from what it creates to last, that will only tell you the lies it told itself about itself. What that culture creates to be disposed of, that will tell you its tale i...

5 days ago

mar19 in idea barrages

1.) The water on the ground isn’t frozen, the water in my blood should be just fine too, no jacket required. 2.) SHE HAD A RASPBERRY BIDET, THE KIND THAT YOU GET IN A FANCY HOTEL 3.) What does ...

6 days ago

mar18 in idea barrages

1.) The difference between the ability to fund-raise & the ability to generate actual general-election votes is a reality a whole lotta of people don’t wanna admit to right now. The middle cl...

7 days ago

these medaling kids in poetry

you’re either a steel-drivin’ man or you’re driven to steal baby, this is America, baby that’s how they tell us to feel so either get left a mansion or go push the wheel inheritance is theft ...

7 days ago

mar17 in idea barrages

1.) People who think we can reverse global warming by talking nice about the planet are proponents of the flatter-Earth theory. 2.) Whenever Syracuse is good at basketball or football again, have...

Los Angeles has its ghosts, like anywhere, and like anywhere else, most sightings have practical explanation. Ninety-nine-point-nine-nine-nine percent of all hauntings are hoax or heating duct, d...

March 16, 2019

mar16 in idea barrages

1.) We took the clock down as it finally died and the stain it left behind looked like the Starbucks mermaid. Not like Jesus or even like Elvis, even the mystic auguries are just corporate logos ...

March 15, 2019

temperance and distance in poetry

everyone looks like someone else in the place where you’re from at least on distant shores everyone’s a stranger from the start that’s where I went to change the world anywhere ...

March 15, 2019

the heisenberg blues in poetry

Your relationship with yourself is as fraught as a subatomic particle. You can never know at the same time both where you are and how fast you’re going. By trying to observe yourself too clos...

March 15, 2019

mar15 in idea barrages

1.) You will name your band “Malcolm Jamal Warrior”. 2.) They never clarified exactly what they meant by Denver The Last Dinosaur being a friend “and a whole lot more” from in this one mistake, I...

March 14, 2019

mar14 in idea barrages

1.) In hell, Richard Nixon has been forced to be damnation’s car mechanic just so that Satan can force him to ask for tools with the phrase “Socket. To me.” 2.) I’m open to the idea I’ve been den...

March 13, 2019

mar13 in idea barrages

1.) One of the hardest things to admit is that some do their best work with limiters on, not off. Sometimes being confined by rules & regs focuses you while wild riffing lets you be an incons...

March 12, 2019

mar12 in idea barrages

1.) Maximizing short-term profit without regard to your community is unpatriotic. 2.) Pierce Brosnan should’ve played Paul in DUNE at some point because his first name is literally a killing word...

March 11, 2019

mar11 in idea barrages

1.) Whenever I hear the phrase “George RR Martin” spoken outloud, i think someone is agreeing with a pirate. 2.) If someone is only with you in hopes of getting a diamond engagement ring, are you...

“It’s like the San Andreas Fault,” the Amazing Mitzi told Frank the Yeti once, describing the way magic worked, “the more movement applied, the more violent the fracture.” Simple tricks don’t ev...

March 10, 2019

mar10 in idea barrages

1.) It’s National Day Day the day we all come together as a nation to celebrate our tradition of declaring days to mean things. 2.) If you vape while riding an e-scooter, God will drop a fedora s...

March 09, 2019

mar9 in idea barrages

1.) Your Elton John parody about Star Trek Discovery will involve the line “I remember when Spock was young, he and Burnham had so much fun”. 2.) You gotta czech yourself before you wzech yoursel...

March 08, 2019

mar8 in idea barrages

1.) The mumbled line in Paul McCartney’s song “Hands Across The Water” that goes “the butter wouldn’t melt so I put it in the pie” is a lot funnier if you imagine he’s saying “she’s little in the...

March 08, 2019

A.I. (After Irony) in poetry

the sincerity that can only come from driving straight through irony once letting it burn all away and then coming back to sincerity but wiser returning to honesty full-circle this is what fi...

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