Oedipus Pex

Ralph received a C- from his 12th grade English teacher, Mr. Pinstikler, for ignoring Pinstikler’s warning to avoid using anecdotes for their short story assignment. An egg formed in the universal chicken, begotten by godbecomechicken. Universal chicken laid the egg and hatched it. And then ate it. In fact, godbecomechicken got worn out inseminating universal…

Song For Mom

A Song for Mom Tired of the pain, tired of the loss and the suffering, I don’t know if I can bare to smile again knowing I’ll never see you or talk to you again. I know I never was much, not nearly what you claimed of me, always treated you like you were someone…

What Put the Lines On the Old Man’s Face

WHAT PUT THE LINES IN THE OLD MAN’S FACE? In the punishing peace Ghost heroes’ Practiced chants Bloom and shrivel Children divided with words and encumbering devices Their lives framed From cradle to cloak Men from the grave Claiming children With drunken stories Teaching them To chide things They never learn to see Like blind…

Autumn Song scratch lyrics

button your coat and drink your wine. dont get too much older before you find another day’s closer then another day gone soon you won’t remember this autumn song October sun is closer in the field days are getting colder and it’s harder to feel a heartbeat in rhythm with the frozen blast that the…

Carousel

get your ear muffs get your warm gloves and don’t forget to say please and thank you, never i hate you, never need to hate. smile is fortune, the devil’s misfortune is he forgot say, please and thank you now he’s on the outside calling you outside to play. there’s a sliver in his hand,…

Autum Song addendum

one song lifelong come and gone, seasons arranged and blown along, mind on the matter loosely gripping what the eyes have seen. one step tripped back and softly dreaming, the window is closing, time is winning, the door for the day shrieks like pain. In the open field with the clouds and rain where the…

Security Control Study in Primitive Holographic Existence

Romy, hiding in the willow branches one moment, lying on his bed and looking up at Mary the next. He pulled his head up toward his guardian’s face and stopped. He pulled his head up. He did. HE. Who was he? WHO pulled his head up?Was HE energy? Where did the energy come from? From…