is a shabby academic,
is an ex-Maoist,
for dinner conversations,
or when you want to come out as lesbian –
they are the last people you want
to buy … Read the rest
I Blame the Parents.
The Disney World War
The following is the only surviving eyewitness account of what has come to be known as Walt War One. It is the remnants of a diary, maintained by one Michael McGuthrie of the 11th Groundtroops. It is printed with … Read the rest
I wanted to be able to walk up this wall, so I sewed velcro to my hands and feet. A crow came over and bellowed, ‘What on Earth do you think you are doing?’ I explained myself. It called … Read the rest
Ho Chi Minh used to live on this road (or, Standard Weekend)
Ho Chi Minh used to live on this road.
Some Irish-Australian guy told me this.
My Algerian-Welsh roommate wonders
if we’ll grow up to be revolutionaries, too
then our house will be famous and it won’t
matter how often … Read the rest
On Being The Sober Guy At The House Party
For Dan Sully
I find it awkward telling people at house parties
I don’t drink. People never respond well.
They tilt their heads and look down
at the guilt in their can.
I’ve seen people at parties strip
deep … Read the rest
Henry found a dog sniffing at his aluminum trashcans. From the screen-door, he whistled. The dog came right away, sitting on its haunches at the base of the concrete steps, awaiting a command. Henry opened the door, “Come on … Read the rest
Tetris (a relationship analogy)
3… 2… 1…
In the early days it was easy
We slotted together so perfectly
For my every quirk
You had the reverse
Like an enzyme – a key to fit every lock
And together we broke everything down… Read the rest
Video – Vogon Slam – Anil Godigamuwe
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