June 17-23 Smooch Nanobot

June 17-23 Smooch Nanobot

Start: June 17, 2024 Due: June 23, 2024 Optional random key of the week: D Minor Chords: Dm Edim Faug Gm A A7 Bb C#dim…

June 10-16 Satanism Crumbs

June 10-16 Satanism Crumbs

Start: June 10, 2024 Due: June 16, 2024 Optional random key of the week: E♭ major  Chords: E♭ Fm Gm A♭ B♭ B♭7 Cm Ddim…

June 3-9 Cannibal Eggnog

June 3-9 Cannibal Eggnog

June 3-9 Select a writing prompt. Mind map lyric possibilities.  Compose a melodic adventure. Get rough draft on paper. Record video or sound. Leave a…

View from My La-Z-Boy

View from My La-Z-Boy

It was a nice ten minutes. My new phone has a pretty decent camera. Using it doesn’t feel like photography, but it makes pretty squares.

Dark Pickleball

Dark Pickleball

Hot off the presses, and squarely in the middle of the greatest controversy of our times, I present the terrifying visage of a neighbor taking…

Ashy Experts are We

Ashy Experts are We

the heat’s a record yet again this poet’s un-refrain fan’s a-whirring on day ten burn the fuel make it cool burn to cool then cool…

The Shameless Dingi

The Shameless Dingi

consciously suspending my outrage and all the while a surge of dolts and dinguses (the shameless dingi) fuel a conflagration a confederation of confoundingly cacophonous…

Smile Don’t Smile

Smile Don’t Smile

smile don’t smile don’t don’t emote exposure times are long hard times hard faces there are consequences in light of the price tight is right…

Creeping Inch by Inch

Creeping Inch by Inch

creeping inch by inch ‘gainst mirrored pleasure pounds creep they sneak the fight begins so soon it ends resolve to move quickly eschewed leather belt…

The 280 Challenge

The 280 Challenge

I started writing goofy poems on Twitter and wanted them all to be exactly 280 characters since that is the maximum number of characters allowed…

One Way Trip

One Way Trip

I have a headache… in the before time it would annoy brought on by my insipid decision-making in the now time it’s a hemorrhage or…

Paladin’s Curfew

Paladin’s Curfew

In this epidsode, a knight in shining armor prepares for the great beyond. He’s not the bundle of joy and power we’re accustomed to seeing,…

It Slips Quietly Away This Holiday

It Slips Quietly Away This Holiday

it slips quietly away this holiday into frozen midnight the chaos and relentlessness now forgotten harmony and calories lingering fancy plans and gratitude lie unrepentant…

Y’all Know How

Y’all Know How

y’all know how when ya takes yer filly to the pitchur show and thems goshdern Hollywood fancy pants fakin’ out our accent ‘n’ makin’ us…

Dizzy Words

Dizzy Words

dizzy words from intoxicating thumbs building such prideful edifices here lies your legacy to civilization syllables like heck ’twas muscle held Thermopylae ’twas toil built…

My Imagination is Wrong

My Imagination is Wrong

my imagination is wrong when I struggle when I fear when I fight instead I should dream of art and beauty of walks alone at…

We Lift Up the Sky

We Lift Up the Sky

we lift up the sky the bright one and the dark one bemoaning enduring loving thriving despite improbable odds and angry horns beep all you…

My Dog is Hot

My Dog is Hot

my dog is hot but she is not a hotdog the relish and mustard she’d lick it off a bus stop she’s black there’s sun…

The Air Conditioning is Out

The Air Conditioning is Out

the air conditioning is out and i am the one they call angry frustrated HOT jokes don’t amuse assurances don’t assure parts will arrive next…

Urgent

Urgent

urgent you sick sad festering boil you cankerous clicking clock once again you’ve beaten important pause for effect I’ll wait now too late arrives and…

Everything Plaguing My Heart

Everything Plaguing My Heart

everything plaguing my heart is complete no worry no pining no sucking my soul me my sunshine my freedom my peace feels fishy suspicious and…

This Hour Will Pass

This Hour Will Pass

this hour will pass this day will fly nothing will ever be the same this week will elapse and if I don’t die another year…

The King’s Undone

The King’s Undone

the king’s undone unnerved unraveled not in deeds he’s still the king not in words written on his behalf but in the fires of his…

So We Begin with Snow and Ice

So We Begin with Snow and Ice

so we begin with snow and ice insulting bright mornings unreasonable weather and woe bring me pandemic cookies I’m warning I’ll be fatter and unworthy…

It’s 280 Characters on Any Idea

It’s 280 Characters on Any Idea

it’s 280 on ANY idea still the white space mocks digging deep for words of lyrical eternity still the white space mocks images from the…

Like an Antique Sewing Machine

Like an Antique Sewing Machine

like an antique sewing machine chugging spindles and whirligigs stitching temporary solutions to timeless nudity I feel the machinations in my skull rusted decaying filthy…

Pretty Poor Thing in Califor-nye-yay

Pretty Poor Thing in Califor-nye-yay

pretty poor thing in Califor-nye-yay boiled and embroiled under très bad days cried and courting the camera clear ’til dawn troubles matter and endless natter…

I Struggle

I Struggle

I struggle under the weight of volunteering carrying the burdens of expectations some real some imagined some with lawyers lurking how did I get here…

A Wasp Flew In

A Wasp Flew In

a wasp flew in I with plastic cup and postcard captured the venomous beast to free him from his deathly fate at my windows he…

Sitting in this Chair

Sitting in this Chair

sitting in this chair I can shoot like LeBron I can out cook Flay I can draw like Addams better than Addams my jokes quiet…

Wood Wood Wood

Wood Wood Wood

wood wood wood and weirdo chai the downstairs coffee shop after taxes and tips it’s dollars six cash? haha you codger gray today I’m afraid…

Dear Beloved Friday

Dear Beloved Friday

Dear Beloved Friday I reach you wounded and saddened and fearful naively hoping the promise you once brought will return yet I know Saturday Sunday…

Sitting at the County Courthouse

Sitting at the County Courthouse

sitting at the county courthouse masked up with my coffee waiting for a ride they didn’t need my service joyous joyous a free day off…

Ash Rains Down

Ash Rains Down

ash rains down the tears of dying pines once standing sentry against eternity silent and permanent the fire now devours lives led in silence seasons…

Dah Oddest Hypo

Dah Oddest Hypo

In this epidsode, we’re faced with the challenging dilemma of a hypodermic needle from Boston offering the mixed blessing of a fanciful trip to Cairo…

Eve’s Lautrec

Eve’s Lautrec

In this epidsode, Eve’s reviewing her life. She’s sitting in her room looking at a painting of her done by Toulouse Lautrec in Hell. He’s…

What’s a Uniclue?

What’s a Uniclue?

I started writing these things on June 13, 2022. I read all the way across (or down) on a crossword puzzle and sometimes funny phrases…

Composing from Crosswords

Composing from Crosswords

My Compositions I have another website where I post music I’ve written on other subjects that might be a bit more substantial. You can find…

June 13, 2022 NYTXW

June 13, 2022 NYTXW

Uniclues: 1 Modern artist paints with corporate doodoo. 2 Headline describing Caesarion’s mom in a bikini. 3 Rotten omelets remove a gall bladder. 4 Pool…

My Friend

My Friend

First photo out of the Fujifilm X100V was my buddy at sunset. Things I like: Quiet camera. Nice color without any processing. Depth of field…

Second Photo from New Camera

Second Photo from New Camera

The second image from my new camera the Fujifilm X100V. The two apartment buildings are near the Denver Country Club golf course and were built…

This Movie

This Movie

how many times will I watch this movie oh my god oh my god bad writing bad acting bad editing every utterance every tic brutal…

Tail Light Party

Tail Light Party

laughter chatter hoots and hollers yummy joyous sounds I like Gladys Kravitz stew in acrimonious judgment from my lofty aerie plotting your demise and waiting…

The Dentist

The Dentist

the dentist on the best of days I’d bury him in a darkened cave with bats and bugs and crawlie things and yet today I…

Dora Moore in Black and White

Dora Moore in Black and White

Messing with my old Leica V-Lux 20 on the way to the grocery store. I’ve always been unimpressed with it as a camera but this…

Complicated

Complicated

I’ve downloaded the most unnecessarily complicated template to run this website and will be in the process of filling it up with real content over…