How to Medicate

Wherever I go, Which ever passport I carry, No matter which accent I speak with, No matter what God I believe in, I’m a sandnigger to people.

Inside

Stab me I won’t hear the skin punctured Hold me The smog inside dulls my skin Talk to me The noise inside strains you to a drone So bury me Let me lie as I’ve lived If you kiss me Let me say: I couldn’t feel your lips. This poem was first published on the…

Elegant and intelligent podcast footnotes

I started listening to the Longform Podcast today and I noticed that they had this section underneath the player. It’s similar, in functionality, to what you can do on YouTube by linking to specific points in the video, but it takes it further by providing direct links. It’s footnotes for the Web and I think it’s an…

For Two

There was a cruel cackle and a raucous roar as I slayed my winnowing, wailing child for two, the broken and the lucid There sounded a cruel cackle and a raucous roar as I burned a poor, pure man at the stake for two, the broken and the lucid There blew a cruel cackle and…

I Live Here

Descend down the stairs Keep to the right The walls breathe rot a broken lamp on the left The geyser sputters ice There is no shelter for visitors There are no smiles for visitors The heating’s cold This is despair I live here Mind the gap and don’t slip on my ice This poem appeared…

One-line Review – “Hail, Caesar!”

Hail, Caesar! is frivolous with all the trademarks of the Cohen brothers style, not lacking a moreish quality to watch again, but definitely not to own or cherish.