“You did what?” people often ask me when they found out how we got pregnant. It’s usually such a surprise to them, the believers of old-fashioned is best-fashioned, but we did what we had to do. No, it wasn’t fun to conceive, and all those people who joke about conception have no idea. They say … Continue reading Getting Pregnant is the Fun Part?
I recall the first poem I ever wrote, I believe I was 12 at the time, and how I thought it was incredibly hard, the hardest enterprise I had ever undertaken up to that point. And I guess it was, trying to craft words into some semblance of order on a page that didn’t seem … Continue reading Naming the Unnameable: An Exercise in Poetry
Angel wings, freshly painted in shades of white Characteristically flawed and sitting in the corner He places them at right angles in his tortuous sleep As their shadows fly away She whispers in his ear when morning comes Backlit scene of a red bordello shining in her eyes When he awakes she always disappears The … Continue reading From the Vault: Angel Wings (A Poem from 7/22/03)
You know the old saying, “When it rains, it pours”? Well, that’s not always true, and I’ve found that out so often in my life. Sometimes when it rains it just mists, that light stuff that you don’t even recognize as rain until it has effectively soaked you in an hour’s worth of being outside. … Continue reading When It Rains…
I know as well as anyone that rap music isn’t for everyone, but if you happen to be into rap music (and you don’t mind a little swearing every now and then — okay, who am I kidding, sometimes a LOT of swearing) then check out the upcoming 7 masterpieces. Just so you know, there … Continue reading 7 Rap Albums You Must Add to Your Collection
“If you wish to truly know someone, do not ask him about himself. Instead, ask his friends about him. You are sure to get a much clearer picture that way.” -Theodicus Have you noticed that when there’s a serial killer who has recently been exposed, the news goes to his neighborhood and speaks to the … Continue reading The Friend Relevance