Did not know Wayne Static had died in 2014. What a frikkin' bummer. I'm a fan of Industrial Music -- Rock, Metal, Electronic -- with Nine Inch Nails being my typical band of choice whenever I'm jonesing for a deep, dark, dystopic fix. But whenever I was in need for an adrenaline fix, Wayne … Continue reading Drugs, Death, and Rock & Roll
I first reached out to Manizha Sepas to invite her to share more of her writing here right after she submitted her captivating poem A DIME IS WHAT I NEED to the Relating to Humans Poetry feature under the nom de plume of tamednomad. Well, my patience - and persistence - has finally been rewarded … Continue reading A Guest Post by Poet & Author Manizha Sepas
My review of Maugham's masterpiece OF HUMAN BONDAGE reminded me of a poem I wrote and which was included in POEM MAN, a children's poetry book my family and I published back at the turn of the century. The book is currently out of print, but here is what the poem has to say:
The blood tests show that my liver counts are pretty high, which might indicate a flare up of graft versus host disease in my liver.
I was a late bloomer as a coffee drinker. Though I always loved its smell growing up---I still have vivid, fond memories of the bubbly coffee percolator sounds and the delicious coffee smells that I woke to every morning as a child---I found its taste repulsive and the heated spoiled crap breath that all coffee drinkers blast out even more so. I didn't want to be complicit in that.