Tag Archives: Superficial

POEM: Of Coarseness

Don’t put won over me F every won Flunk sexism Flunk racism Flunk classism Flunk nationalism And sow on And sow on In effability Of coarse They say Vulgarity vulgarity Every ware I look In just US The capital of … Continue reading

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Donald Trump: The Dress Rehearsal for Fascism

If you want to make sense of the failure of neoliberalism, as typified by Hillary Clinton, and its vomiting up of proto-fascist leaders like Donald Trump, then author and journalist Chris Hedges nails it again, in this piece, Donald Trump: The Dress Rehearsal … Continue reading

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POEM: Pirate Queen

Wile the sands of time Make some wail and blubber In the aye of the storm You could sea it In the wides of her eyes Shown as bright as a thousand stars Her pupils As deep and rapturous As … Continue reading

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HAPPINESS: Hedonic Happiness Versus Meaningful Happiness

I have long been interested in happiness and happiness research.  I recently stumbled across one of the most fascinating scientific articles of any kind that I have read in recent years: Some Key Differences Between a Happy Life and a Meaningful Life. … Continue reading

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POEM: Hippie Hippie Array!

I am A bohemian, man Razing consciousness wherever Or whatever I happen to wander about Are you Brushed off by my long hair While you suck it up All the err Straining awe of your shabby tension In the face … Continue reading

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POEM: Re-lying on Day-old Knews

Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah The news drones on Massaging and spinning Disembodied heads a top Heartless ‘n titties in dis cursive and desultry means Temperately flailing to wake us From our terrorific slumber Our tired and true rejoinder Hit … Continue reading

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POEM: Enough Awe Ready

He saw The future In have Like sum carnival game Destined to win As if In sane As blown two bits Caught looking Like a fun house mirror Mirror on the wall Axing who is the fairest Of ummm awe … Continue reading

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POEM: Uncollecting Notions

She collected Dangerous notions Putting them on A shelf like Sew many trinkets Going know where This poem is about living on the edge, the fringes, the margins — which are populated with dangerous prospects.  This poem is about being … Continue reading

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POEM: Signs of The Tines

At the White House speak easy Blah blah blah blah blah blah The media drinks it up At a mine-blowingly vapid clip In the mean time On the plantation Grounds to a halt Surrounded by offense In arose guardin’ At … Continue reading

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POEM: Awe Full Going On

In oblivious camp The guard threw shoes at us My pair was too big to fill More suited to Tariq Though mine were newer Tariq’s were old And bound to be A little too snug Seeing more than a pair … Continue reading

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POEM: Double Oh Seven Up

Double Oh Seven Up He bought That violence works Buy strong Wield men Where once lust Now found Like some secret Agent of change As if Like first see’d Bared in some virgin soil Unable to grow any further Only … Continue reading

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POEM: Never Wanton Too Leave

In the tree of life I take my leave Looking not To politicians, generals, celebrities, or philanthropists For salvation Re-lying not On triangulating hourly opinions In gluttonous cynicism That fuels no bodies everywhere But their own Leaning not On skulking … Continue reading

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POEM: A Scarecrow’s Doo

My life is very Scuffed up Round the edges Hither too Better than A scarecrow Keeping Snobs a way As they brood Over heir dues Wile They are off Making hay Their own Abrade Turning straw men Into goaled Only … Continue reading

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POEM: A Life Virtual, oh so…

There was twitter Jen Facebook Jen Work Jen School Jen Family Jen Amongst others Never at risk That they would hookup Or unplug In some formidable Jen convention Or at least the latest version In some ever expending universe Wear … Continue reading

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POEM: Twins

Chris and Pat were like twins Only he was more so This short poem uses ambiguous pronouns and unisex names to maximize the possibilities of interpretation.  The underlying twist is that if two people are alike, can one be more … Continue reading

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POEM: As The Tao Plunges

As The Tao Plunges I seek boundless horizons Beyond what can be billed What you can have Fore walls No bull work A retainer for passable living A cistern to dammed dreams Reining upon you Only knot to be brothered … Continue reading

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POEM: Confused

If you are confused, you are well on your way Life can be complicated.  If you delve into the intricacies of most any situation or topic, you will find many shades of gray, and undoubtedly some paradoxes or contradictions.  If … Continue reading

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