Monthly Archives: May 2015

Two Trickster Tales

In my teens I have a particular thought about not leaving the house. The thought comes in the context of my having to go somewhere every day: a kind of scab-picking, therefore; pleasurable, unsavoury and safe-ish. In summary, paper-round, mornings, … Continue reading

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Heartbreakers

In a middle weekend of last month’s poem-a-day jobbie, came a challenge that at first made me mad. Enough to want to bail, really. A craziness of composing with the use of just two vowels. At breakfast I asked B., … Continue reading

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Self-ish About The Fall

You probably think this song is about you. Sadly but also funnily about The Fall is that I’ve often felt, and still do, that he’s singing about idiot-joy people like me – the traits of me. The will-be member of the … Continue reading

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Kacky the Kittin, 6: I Know It’s Over

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Titles: April’s Poem-a-Day

Well, I was nuts for the Writer’s Digest April Poem-a-Day, as it turned out: loved the structure, the routine, the stimulus and the windows on the work of others. And just as I’d hoped it would, it’s gifted me a grand new … Continue reading

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