• expired
    poetry

    expired

    he trust / d her every word . ” i ‘ ll never leave you . ” just words to her . she was his only trophy . center of the shelf .…

  • froliK
    grunge poetry

    froliK

    the rain start / d once the boat depart / d . felt pain , regardless , if she broKe my heart . island to the valley , long trips ; marvellous .…

  • gum
    poetry

    food court

    in a deep , fry / d boredom , a young boy blew chocolate milK bubbles to smother the noise of the food court ; whimpers of vacillating advice . worKing – class…

  • tomorrow
    poetry

    cheat / d

    butt / d menthols drop / d in empty cans of the cheap beer . as nighttime expires, my wristwatch becomes offensive to looK at . ” i love you . be bacK…

  • billboard dreaming
    poetry

    billboard dreaming

    glossy flashes waver the already struggled attention of a generation that ‘ s been agitated into distraction by flashing lights n shiny chinese nicK – KnacKs n process / d pablum ; ritalin…

  • darK clouds
    poetry

    darK clouds

    wait / d for her turn . others Kept budging in line n now her looKs are lost to age . should have pucKer / d those lips , sweetheart , instead of…

  • barK
    poetry

    pocKet Knife

    canopy / d umbrella of silKy , dry leaf hid the pale mooncalf from the sun ‘ s sanative warmth that blooms even the starved sallow . weeping strands of sagging gloom sprout…

  • poetry

    tomorrow

    hexing positivist conceptualized agendum . elitist virtues for a better tomorrow . guidestones encourage languages to mute . machetes n grenade launchers plagues n aids n avian flu ; necessary evils . population…

  • hibernate
    poetry

    hibernate

    … we ‘ re sorry to interrupt your routine benightedness w / a breaKing extend / d weather forecast alert . itchy , darK clouds have been spot / d mushrooming the sKy…

  • anarchy at berKeley
    prose

    slugs of ivory

    romanticize the rosy lens / d rebellion n marKet the subculture of defiance . resist authority cloaK / d as guidance ; manipulative gateKeepers of the antiquated patriarch of old money . they…

  • poetry

    naris blood

    naris blood / d w / a scab / d history of a grub / d n dragging stare , trails flood / d w / puny n pungent specKs of perfumed decay…

  • prose

    seagull

    one leg / d seagull lays on the fallen lamp post beside the trash bin in the empty parKing lot of a lost n forgotten rest stop on the long n stretch /…

  • fishbowl
    prose

    wedding ring

    a few months ago , we went on a biKe ride at the river . we stop / d by a shallow , shaded creeK so my daughter could dip her warm n…

  • wise
    prose

    recompense

    my lower chaKras were balanced n buzz / d by binaural beats n psilocybin mushrooms when a stranger ‘ s voice gently remind / d me that ” the fleshly vessel can accomplish…

  • bored
    prose

    bored

    she stared out the window n mumbled how brave i had been for quitting my job . ” brave ? ” i asK / d w / my eyebrow cocK / d ,…

  • poetry

    mimicry

    hands balance my head as shadows stretch in the light then retreat behind my wall of me . hidden from view . empty room where the truth is spoken , but never leaves…

  • poetry

    natural born sinners

    carnivorous lust of succulently weaK n luscious flesh marinated w / cloves forbs n grass basting in the intestine’s gastric juices , bubble n boil , decay n caramelize the misty moisture a…

  • prose

    blacK mirror/d

    the junKy’s dorito greased fingertips slid thru Instagram n he splutter/d “ at least it’s not heroine . ” I destruct/d FacebooK long ago . my addiction simply cracK/d it’s necK n found…

  • poetry

    i

    two eyes ogle at the glinting of a candyfloss/d wonderland, transfix/d with ersatz trinKets n manifestations, blips n blinKs of conspicuous nothingness, impertinent inter- ruptions melting sweet sugary snowflaKes hung on eyelids like…

  • poetry

    blinK/d

    from higher frequencies borderless vibrations, away from THE third observer, who never judges whose bacK is turn’d towards an artificial trompe l’oeil, a taciturn gate-keeper, who, dress’d in rags, perches amid the pair…

  • blog

    End.

    A chapter has ended in my life and I couldn’t be more thrilled. Nervous? Slightly, but that’s because I saw the murky light at the end of the corporate middle-management tunnel and there…

  • poetry

    dead celebrities

    idols naively revered adorn bacchic rituals with enlighten/d vomit wither/d weedy worshiping junK jack daniels lobotomy unhinge shame, freely dance you drunken fool we are here, now satiate our egos sedate our voids…

  • prose

    deflated

    the recess bell clang/d n the hallways flood/d w/sneaKers n bacKpacKs n granola bar wrappers, exit doors batter/d n bulged n burst thru, “the levy’s fail/d,” grunts, pufferfish n butterfly fish meander/d thru…

  • poetry

    laborer’s maladies

    labor (lā′bər) : n. a refused n outdated worK model actively being replaced with technology by men without callused palms vowing to program away the imagined turmoil of honest, hard-worKing sweat worKing man…

  • poetry

    vapassana

    sit ; cross your legs , open your palms , close your eyes n be quiet . w / o hesitation , in whirl the conscious layers of daily thoughts , radio chatter…

  • prose

    the voice

    from a faint whisper grew a harden/d n hateful voice that crawl/d from the bacK of my head n squat/d at the forefront of my mind n there he has rest/d since the…

  • stucK
    grunge poetry

    stucK

    the best way to summon up these last years ; hung – over asKing if i can crash here . i outlast / d my fears , but still not on comfortable grounds…

  • prose

    perfectionism

    * disclaimer *  due to personal failure / inability , this blog post has been automatically deleted by pre-enabled plug-ins that filter out all material that doesn’t meet the exaggerated standards set by…

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