Prompt & Poem: I, Earth: Part I
My friend and fellow poet Denise Jolly (@djolly6) held a writing workshop here in Portland recently while on tour. Everyone who attended produced some great work from her elegantly simple prompt: If ________ could speak, it might say… UPDATE: Please visit Denise at DeniseJollySpoken.com And here’s what it spawned from me—a serial poem in progress. I, Earth: Part I Opening...
I’m just saying, if Kristen Stewart’s life and career are ruined by this bizarre cheating scandal while Chris Brown continues to make money, we have failed as a society and everyone should feel deeply ashamed of themselves.
That moment when you write your first “that moment when” and have...– McGee
Westboro Baptist Church Military Protest Countered... →
yrelectricsurgeissweet: A swarm of ladybugs in the shape of a human wearing people clothes walks into a bar. “What can I get you?” says the barman. “AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA” replies the swarm, “AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA AAAAAAAAAAAAAA AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA AAAAAAAAAAA AAAAAAAAAAAA”
I've added a wallet photo of me in 4th grade to my... →
WASHINGTON – The verdict is in: Global warming is occurring and emissions of...– Koch-funded climate change skeptic reverses course
Slow Month For a Poet; Rent's Going Up! →
If you like chapbooks I’ve put together the Uncle Robot Summer Pack: One signed, limited edition copy of Uncle Robot— All new and never before published material. (Limited to 111.) One download code for my album Sweet Nuggets, unless you peruse my albums and want something else. One or three drawings on a sticky note. Maybe I’ll draw a ladybug. Maybe a bat. Maybe Abrabat Lincoln™. No...
Chunky, Yet Funky: We have a problem. Please read... →
aboutmaleprivilege: jhenne-bean: aboutmaleprivilege: I’ll just quote Teen Voices’ website (http://www.teenvoices.com/: Teen Voices need your help. Because of a recent decrease in funding, we’re at a crisis. We must raise $300,000 by August 1. Yes, it’s that bad. …
Layers of Win: #PDX, #Writing & #Scrabble
OKAY TUMBLR. IT'S TIME TO SETTLE THIS ONCE AND FOR...
batmansymbol: Reblog this if you pronounce “.gif” as “GIF.” NOT JIF, GIF. And here is the link for the opposite. WE SHALL SEE WHICH ONE PREVAILS.
Where's the Outrage? →
Best of the Bay 2012 Readers Poll Results: Best... →
WHUT!? These are the results of the SF Bay Guardian’s “Best of the Bay 2012 Readers Poll.” If you scroll down the page to the Best Author, you’ll see David Perez. That’s one of my best friends. That’s a San Jose poet. That’s a Write Bloody author. That’s my homie. HWUT!? Keep it up, Dave, cuz now you HAVE TO write!
Reporter Covers Westminster Dog Show on Acid →
The accompanying video is great to watch. Even touching at times.
Donald A. Perry Dead: Chick-Fil-A Vice President... →
Can you imagine the shitstorm this guy’s been living in this month?
Sports are a luxury. That is why the Winter Olympics is so stupid. It’s really...– My husband (via xlivvielockex) WORD HUSBEAR R SMART (via nudiemuse)
White Baptist Church Refuses To Marry Black Couple →
The First Baptist Church of Crystal Springs, Mississippi refused to marry a Black couple who have attended regularly, because they are Black. The 129-year old Baptist church told Charles and Te’Andrea Wilson just one day before their wedding day that if the pastor, Dr. Stan Weatherford, married them they would fire him. Pastor Weatherford married the couple in another location. “The church...
For anyone who wishes to let the NYPD know how you... →
Gearing up for a long tour this fall. Building a... →
Uncle Robot Summer Pack!
UPDATE: I’ve added a second book to the pack for you to hoard or give away to someone who needs a little mighty… This is my new chapbook of writings. I make it myself. I like handmade things. I like mailing handmade things to people who like them too. I recently created this limited edition (to 111) chapbook called Uncle Robot because I make my living through poetry and love it. I...
Antarctica is Awesome!
I have been fascinated of late with the continental no man’s “land” of Antarctica. It occurred to me that it would technically encompass all Earthly time zones and being that it experiences extreme day-night cycles, it has no real need for daylight savings time being the sun sticks around all summer. This made me ponder Antarctica much further… TURNS OUT… The...
Lost & Found
The awful grammar AND the crudeness of the drawing forced to me to love this, capture it and share. I found it in an airport bathroom. I am confident that this was done by an adult who was intelligent enough to buy a plane ticket and get through security.