Poetry Shorts

Words on her face she can’t erase (fading lies) smoothed over time. Take a second look in every single book you’ve ever read. REAFFIRM EVERY THOUGHT THAT’S IN THAT HEAD! … What’s below the horizon? Why does it go on forever? Stretched out–gripping rainbows it is unable of letting go? Never reaching for silver linings, […]

Toe The Line

Apologies for missing a day of my blog. I got paid. Dyed my mother’s hair before taking her to the store to buy milk. Drank and sang karaoke with my friend from out of town and paid a visit to some kitty cats and an old friend that I haven’t seen in a while who […]

South Park Moment

I think I’ve learned something today… I learned that maybe jokes are not as funny when they are converted into status form… or maybe I’ve learned that technology has made us forget any sense of humor we might have otherwise had… or maybe… I learned… who the fuck cares? I hate when random people comment […]

Spam-Topia

Reform a certain name, title this speech in order to define change from far far away… Divide a flower: its ends indicate particular laughter… Get your priorities back! Be a kind of domestic thing! Sit still, peel your skin anyway, front teeth, formally white, now… transfer with a friend to the floor. Link reactions, investigate […]

Alex Lemons

An article from the Waterloo/Cedar Falls Courier. Alex Lemons was a friend and classmate of mine. I will be visiting the lemon tree that was planted in his memory at our middle school soon because a new school has been built nearby. Our old elementary school has been torn down. The last time I remember […]

I Never Saw Him…

I am envious of the lens that saw him moments before he died–he smiled. kids rolled down hills, their screams were the things of dreams… I tumble and feel wet grass, growing around his gravestone, a place that marks the letter sealed inside. words eaten long ago by worms–scorched on a sidewalk, split in half […]