And you can hear that upcoming snapshot– it darts and stabs you in the eye when you’re not looking. What is it? Are we entranced? Are we a squabbling mass of greystone cobblers? The answer is all of the above.
You just held your principles close to your chest, I can see your face glowing with pride. But you must be aware of the unstated law you just stepped on and wrinkled. Turn around, get the steam iron. You’re fixing this one. I’ve seen too many folks disregard the situation; I’m sick of it. Maybe … Continue reading Stepped on and Wrinkled
We built a castle from marshmallow rock, the rarest of edible materials. I’m tempted to eat it, but then our investment would be swirling around in my stomach. Just tie my hands behind my back, I can feel hunger pangs coming on. You can feed me some soup, something slurpy and salty that’ll tide me … Continue reading Something Slurpy and Salty
I build up my expectations for what I’m supposed to write; what’s supposed to flow out of me naturally and with unmatched novelty. But guess what. I get stuck. It’s not my lack of ideas, but the unwillingness to devote my entire attention to them. It’s not even unwillingness, it’s the unconscious telling me that … Continue reading Essayification 2
There’s never enough time to get your brain quite in shape for the ruckus you think you’ll be making, but isn’t that the beauty of a weekend in the city, full of tourists and misinformed pedestrians? You see them wander, aglow with their ignorance of the proper rules of the road. But they’re having fun, … Continue reading Aglow with Their Ignorance