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January 21, 2019

I feel like a butterfly
with a bazooka.
I am bursting
out of my
cocoon

with a bang

and a pow.

January 10, 2019

To make a Blanche DuBois, you will need...

1 part Silk Nightgown
3 parts Grief
8 oz of Regret
Squeeze of Loneliness

Spritz of Magnolia perfume
Splash of Kindness

November 4, 2018

I was reading Alexander Chee's How to Write an Autobiographical Novel - well, am reading it. In fact, I just set it down, cross-legged on the sofa (it has manners) in the middle of the chapter titled Rosary.

When I read the title, before jumping into...

October 4, 2018

She's happy when I'm sitting down.
She has no idea why anyone
would ever leave the sofa -
what are you, mad?
She follows me in hallways,
stands in corners, waiting -
she'd point to the sofa if her
arms worked that way.
What are you, crazy?
Grab a pil...

October 3, 2018

To make an Apollo Creed, you will need...

1 part Right Hook
3 parts AMERICA
8 oz of Eye of the Tiger
Squeeze of Heart of a Champion

Spritz of Mentor
Splash of Ding Ding
 

August 4, 2018

Y'all, I have to talk about this video. The first time I saw it, I was 5 years old. I didn't know the name of the song, but this image, and its music, stuck with me, followed me like Peter Pan's Shadow, with a life of its own that I couldn't catch.

Fo...

May 25, 2018

Every 

Every day

Every single day

Every single day I miss you

Every single day I pick up the phone to call you

Every day was our habit

Every

Every

Every 

Day

August 4, 2017

David S. Pumpkins is uniquely American. 

He is a hero for our times.

Absurdist.

Relentless.

Surreal.

His own thang.

He's the Patron Saint of Focusing on Your Own Awesome,

Of Not Comparing Yourself To Others

He's the God of Writers & Artists

And an antidote to...

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