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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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We’d expected the Rapture to be fun, of course. We figured it would leave humanity without the sanctimonious stick-in-the-mud hypocrites and full-stop psychotics that’d ranted about it for the la...

In the large print of happy endings, certainly when wild and powerful magic’s involved, there’s almost always some unintended horror deep down in the small print. Belle and the Prince indeed got ...

She’d heard the story of the wishing apples in the ruins before she understood the words used to tell it. She was always drawn to that tale but when still just a child, the adults tried to protec...

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jan 22 in idea barrages

Though raised on rock and roll, I can listen to a lot of modern pop and think “this isn’t for me but I can see why someone else would like it”. Modern country, I cant. It’s the same 3 or 4 song...

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j21 in idea barrages

“There is nothing to fear” means a different thing with every differing syllable emphasis. If CDs were still a mainstream thing and the band Urge Overkill was still a thing, I’d get a bunch o...

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jan 20 in idea barrages

It feels like the warm spell on a March Ash Wednesday right before an Easter blizzard. The finest way to support the military is to never use them. You gotta not look back as the past reced...

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jan 19 in idea barrages

Your “Addicted To Love” parody will involve the line “Midas well face it, you make gold out of stuff”. Now that Tarantino isn’t doing a Star Trek, maybe he can do a Sherlock Holmes called “Th...

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known unknowns in poetry

everywhere everyone everyone everywhere has a name had a name was called something particular by very many someones if not anymore at least once just because those names did not surv...

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axiomagic in poetry

you can, of course squeeze at a stone until there’s blood the blood won’t be from the stone, the blood will be your own that’s all but squeeze and blood and stone they’ll all be presently ...

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jan 18 in idea barrages

Is anyone else bothered that onamonapia isn’t an onamonapia? If you’re on tumblr claiming to spiritually identify as a trickster imp, are you Rumplestiltskinkin? You can waste your time and...

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jan 17 in idea barrages

The boa killed the first two fluteplayers and yet nevertheless, she was undeterred. She just smiled. “Third time’s the charmer.” I recently saw a self help book called The Courage To Be Rich ...

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jan 16 in idea barrages

Once every four years, end of February, we should all just stop what we’re doing and binge watch Quantum Leap for a day. If you’re born rich, you shouldn’t get credit for making yourself more...

It took Margaret Nussbaum years to become The Amazing Mitzi, according to Frank Yetti, to reach the modest success she’d attained as a stage mage. She hadn’t started as a slight-of-hand artist al...

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jan 15 in idea barrages

Collecting Garfield crap would be a good hobby because you could never stop. There was so much variety of Garfield crap churned out in the 80s that no one will never know how it all. Devoting y...

January 12, 2020

jan 14 in idea barrages

If only “Starf” was a word in English, I could make some really great Nintendo “Starf Ox” jokes. Maaaaaybe an Icelandic retro-gamer would enjoy a joke about the hard-working (starf means work i...

January 11, 2020

jan 13 in idea barrages

“Religion is the opiate of the masses” meant… it is a powerful short-term balm to pain, which it is. But you get dependent on it if you don’t repair the underlying damage, it consumes you while...

January 10, 2020

jan 12 in idea barrages

The macro opposition to free college has nothing to do with its cost and everything to do with how it would delay entry to the workforce, thinning out unemployment and taking away big business’...

January 09, 2020

jan 11 in idea barrages

Truck dealerships are full of pick-up lines. Reduced Fat means More Sugar. No Sugar means Carcinogenic Sugar Substitutes. There are no quick fix solutions, only precariously balanced trade of...

January 08, 2020

phantom limb syndrome in poetry

that tingling feeling as if your soul has fallen fast asleep that prickle at the back of your everything you leaned on your consciousness for too long something has been pinched it has slu...

January 08, 2020

j10 in idea barrages

If I ever met John Leguizamo, I am almost certain I would slip up and call him Log Jenuizamo. We must be kind to each other, much as we can, in the moments we’re in, and we can undo all this ...

January 08, 2020

the turning away in poetry

dream it build it knock it down don’t look now here it comes again mandala mandala mandal manda mand man ma m dream it build it ...

January 07, 2020

jan 9 in idea barrages

The holiday season is so extended these days, it feels like they’re putting up Happy Hondadays decorations the day after Hondaween. Observation alters outcome. Subatomic particles in experime...

This life is a series of lessons on the subject of letting things go. Avoid learning these lessons at your own peril because the lessons will continue to be taught, whether you want to accept the...

January 06, 2020

jan 8 in idea barrages

Craaaaaanberry bidet… the kind they prescribe if your UTI’s sore… James Cameron trying to make Avatar still a thing like a white girl on Twitter trying to make slang she heard Ru Paul say onc...

January 05, 2020

jan 7 in idea barrages

Bail reform ain’t about “criminals going free”. It’s about those accused of crimes not being punished extra for being poor. You all have some deep economic Stockholm Syndrome if you cant see th...

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