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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.

with enough repetition, your flaws become your style


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n21 in idea barrages

1.) The measure of the good you do is not what philosophy or motivation stands behind your action but rather simply that you did it. 2.) It becomes clearer that McDonalds’ slogan “Food Folks And ...

1 day ago

n20 in idea barrages

1.) If you marry a conjoined twin, are you still their better half? Maybe just their better third? 2.) Whenever I see that old Batman where Alfred puts on the Bat-suit to help Bruce Wayne maintai...

2 days ago

n19 in idea barrages

1.) If I was the pilot who sky-wrote his meat and potatoes up in the blue, I simply would’ve kept saying it was just a failed attempt at a cowboy hat. In 2017, the press is so credulous gullible,...

Everyone talks a big game about the value of a home-cooked meal, he thought to himself as he drank his coffee alone in an almost-empty restaurant, unless they’re the one who has to cook it. When ...

3 days ago

n18 in idea barrages

1.) Your pop-punk band that only writes songs about Star Wars will be called “Binks-182”. 2.) Your fan-fiction where instead of Locutus, the Borg turn Picard into their Borg Queen will be called ...

The prickly pear received its name because its fruit, while thorny on the outside, contains a soft sweet fruit once you get beneath its well-protected skin. The people there who identify as Israe...

It was difficult enough, as a newly faster-than-light humanity made contact with the extra-solar races, to figure out how to translate each of their written and spoken languages back and forth to...

4 days ago

n17 in idea barrages

1.) If you were wondering what the worst dialogue writing in modern film history looked like, you’re in luck, TITANIC is returning to theatres for a week. 2.) The Confederacy making its last stan...

5 days ago

n16 in idea barrages

1.) The day after Thanksgiving, don’t shop, just eat leftovers and read old MAD magazines and call it “Blech Friday”. 2.) Treadmill tonight: 1.2 miles in a half hour. Evening blood sugar: 88. (Th...

6 days ago

n15 in idea barrages

1.) The Starbucks ad said “turkey stuffing panini” but there was not a single bird fixing sandwiches in the back. Just dumb ol’ people. Nothing exceptional about a person stuffing a panini. Had a...

7 days ago

n14 in idea barrages

1.) If ever own a groundhog, I am sure as hell calling it “William S Burrows”. 2.) The sitcom about the Bushes shouldn’t have been called “That’s My Bush”, they went for the cheap sex joke when “...

November 12, 2017

n13 in idea barrages

1.) If St. Louis’ hockey team is The Blues and New Orleans used to have The Jazz, when I buy the Brooklyn Nets, I’m renaming them The Twee Indie-Rock. 2.) The only reason that the military hasn’t...

November 11, 2017

n12 in idea barrages

1.) Los Angeles taught me that if you must have heroes, at least have all your heroes be already dead so they can never do anything awful that’s new. Be your own hero if you can but if you can’t ...

November 10, 2017

n11 in idea barrages

1.) In retrospect, maybe I should count my blessings that failed in Los Angeles when I was younger, all the moral quandaries I’d be indirectly connected to now had I “made it”. 2.) I will cop to ...

November 10, 2017

n10 in idea barrages

1.) Don’t lend your winter clothes to Lou because there’s no parka Louis can’t lose. 2.) Less fragile masculinity, more agile humanity. 3.) Trying to force a cinematic universe is like starting a...

November 09, 2017

right and wrong (amended) in poetry

don’t talk loudly during the open mic night don’t talk LOUDLY during the open mic night you can whisper if you want to you can chatter sotto voce we understand if you’re trying to get laid we un...

She awoke as she did every weekday, three-fourteen in the morning, one minute before her alarm, just enough time to prepare herself and then commute. “Payroll at four,” she thought, “one more shi...

November 08, 2017

n9 in idea barrages

1.) I thought I’d never meet a pun I didn’t like and then I found out there will be a terrible CGI childrens’ film called “Sherlock Gnomes” and, yep, a pun so terrible even I despise it. 2.) I’m ...

November 08, 2017

repetition historifies itself in poetry

three airplanes were taken down by a small army with box cutters fifteen years later they still won’t let us fly with toenail clippers on our person but get shot to death in a school ...

November 08, 2017

n8 in idea barrages

1.) Three planes taken down with box cutters, we can’t fly with fingernail clippers 15 years later. But die by a gun and they just don’t care. 2.) I still say everyone in Genesis except Phil Coll...

November 06, 2017

n7 in idea barrages

1.) I try to not judge humanity on the actions of the worst of us, let alone the clearly untreated ill, but when my friends are disrespected I just feel… angry and helpless. 2.) The wrestling hot...

November 05, 2017

n6 in idea barrages

1.) The only way you get to remake Mrs. Doubtfire is if you use the title “Don’t Tell Mom The Babysitter’s Dad”. 2.) Your rap about the Ten Commandments had better involve the line “LISTEN ALLA Y...

November 05, 2017

the rock-a-fire implosion in poetry

the Chuck E Cheese nowadays looks like an iPad through up all over the inside of it all flashing flat screen teevees and ticket-dispensing machines and I mean, times change, I get it pinball ...

theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime and remembering that Donald Trump had a cameo in Home Alone 2 Doctor Macaulay Culkin stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator ...

November 04, 2017

n5 in idea barrages

1.) Chuck E Cheese adapted to look like an iPad threw up cuz that’s what kids dig now but w/out an army of terrifying robots, something is lost. 2.) psychopomp and circumstance, squeeze the shama...

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