SPHERES OF INFLUENCE

The Ol’ Bat returned in the kitchen, ready to spill. I’m really not quite sure how she got in as I had been locking doors and drawing blinds methodically as of late, just as a precaution. Alarmed, I looked towards the window which had been jerry-rigged open with a bent fork and a large butcher […]

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BREATHING EXERCISES

Doesn’t your education lust for a refreshing change of pace? Someone, something outside of circles, patterns repeating, (miseducation – a lack of understanding)? Wouldn’t that just be too cute?! Someone, something that has no ties to anything, that has no clout, that has no influence over anyone or anything? Wouldn’t you just breathe at that, […]

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OFFICE POLITICS

This guy was into the whole “Oriental thing” and he totally wanted it. I appreciated his height and the fact that he could probably pick me up and save me from a forest fire with ease but that was about it. Thrice after work I joined him and other co-workers for commiseration and drinks at […]

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A HISTORY OF LAUGHTER

ONE A co-worker once told me that it took the sickest, dirtiest jokes in order to get me to laugh, to crack a smile. I suppose in a sense she was right. This same co-worker also told me, on an unrelated occasion, that I reminded her of “an old style saloon worker, a Spanish whore” […]

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MUST LUST CATS

I had a dream and we were in it. I went downstairs and found you in the kitchen, talking on a house phone, the old wire cord getting wrapped around you. Suddenly you lost your train of thought in the conversation as we made eye contact. I came to you and gave you a hug. […]

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BABY$HAKES (#artstar)

BABY$HAKES (#artstar) I AM BEAUTIFUL AND DELICATE I AM SOFT AND WARM I AM IN CONTROL I KNOW WHAT I’M DOING AND EVERYBODY LOVES ME PEOPLE THROW MONEY AT ME JUST FOR SHOWING UP I CREATE “IMPORTANT WORK” AND EVERYONE “LIKES” MY PICTURES “LIKES” FILL MY HEART WITH GLEE MY MAMA’S NOT CRAZY AND NEITHER […]

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