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by sasha
October 11th, 2019, 4:36 pm
Forum: Rant, Rage & Laugh
Topic: Welcome to the Age of Privacy Nihilism
Replies: 2
Views: 30

Re: Welcome to the Age of Privacy Nihilism

People are apt to snicker when I tell them I don't do Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Reddit, etc etc..... and yet.....
by sasha
October 6th, 2019, 11:47 pm
Forum: Poetry
Topic: Just the Tip of the Iceberg
Replies: 35
Views: 416

Re: This is Just the Tip of the Iceberg.

.......What has taken up too much space is a narcissistic power-hungry asshole and those who blindly follow him . (emphasis mine) And therein lies the real problem. DJT by himself is just one more self-absorbed, delusional nincompoop. That he's somehow amassed a cadre of bootlicking ass-kissers wil...
by sasha
October 6th, 2019, 4:32 pm
Forum: Stories & Essays
Topic: Zuihitsu #LXII - Pile On, Pile On
Replies: 3
Views: 76

Re: Zuihitsu #LXII - Pile On, Pile On

thanks for the words, jack, sounds like you know what it's like to be starkly reminded that journey's end ain't too far off. Hell yeah, all we can do is pick up our ruck and keep on trudging down that road. But there's no reason not to enjoy the sunshine along the way...
by sasha
October 6th, 2019, 12:05 pm
Forum: Haiku
Topic: 2019!
Replies: 411
Views: 7095

Re: 2019!

raw, damp morning -
I must relearn how to dress
for the cold
by sasha
October 6th, 2019, 12:02 pm
Forum: Stories & Essays
Topic: Zuihitsu #LXII - Pile On, Pile On
Replies: 3
Views: 76

Zuihitsu #LXII - Pile On, Pile On

  Pile on, you metabolic sons-a-bitches... There appears to be NO residual damage from my recent mini-stroke apart from a few small, localized blind spots in my visual field - and I cannot say with certainty that they weren't there before. I've known for several years that plaque formations have bee...
by sasha
October 4th, 2019, 11:41 am
Forum: Haiku
Topic: 2019!
Replies: 411
Views: 7095

Re: 2019!

bit by bit
this damaged corpus
heals itself
by sasha
October 3rd, 2019, 2:09 pm
Forum: Haiku
Topic: 2019!
Replies: 411
Views: 7095

Re: 2019!

october
this gilded dirt road
takes me home
by sasha
September 30th, 2019, 1:40 pm
Forum: Haiku
Topic: 2019!
Replies: 411
Views: 7095

Re: 2019!

september chill
a lone bumblebee gleans
among the asters
by sasha
September 29th, 2019, 11:30 am
Forum: Haiku
Topic: 2019!
Replies: 411
Views: 7095

Re: 2019!

already
the leaves of autumn
fill the air

dinosaurs
wild turkeys strut by
one by one

there, two squirrels
dog looks up the tree -
almost!
by sasha
September 29th, 2019, 11:21 am
Forum: ~GO!
Topic: perpetual jam!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 5331
Views: 284647

Re: perpetual jam!!!!!!!!!

strawberry jam vs orange marmalade... tomato tomahto all the same we each bring to the table something unique like in those spy yarns where each agent has a piece of information useless in itself but in combination with the others' brings revelation I'll write what I know you write what you know and...
by sasha
September 29th, 2019, 11:10 am
Forum: Poetry
Topic: cotton candy
Replies: 4
Views: 319

Re: cotton candy

Coming from the engineering/scientific arena, my world-altering epiphanies were a little different, but I can also remember moments where words and language struck resonant chords deep inside me... James Baldwin discussing with Dick Cavett what it is to be a writer... beautiful simplicity within the...
by sasha
September 28th, 2019, 12:33 pm
Forum: ~GO!
Topic: perpetual jam!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 5331
Views: 284647

Re: perpetual jam!!!!!!!!!

jam gently spread on the warm bread of a fresh day... pain-free at last lower back finally with the program lingering numbness, but hey - I have become comfortably numb... peeled off that heart monitor returned it to sender two miles this morning with dog up brigham hill... sat in the sun reading th...
by sasha
September 26th, 2019, 9:46 am
Forum: Poetry
Topic: The tree
Replies: 4
Views: 100

Re: The tree

And I have one as well, an old white pine in the southwestern corner of my lot - sat in that yellow lawn chair to write haiku.....
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I've named this one "Grandfather"
by sasha
September 25th, 2019, 5:07 pm
Forum: Poetry
Topic: America, the Wealthy.
Replies: 15
Views: 351

Re: America, the Wealthy.

All of us who have feasted off the carcass of a dying planet bear some responsibility, but those of us who got paid to know what was happening and failed to find a way to tell you have our own special blame to carry. And for that, I am truly sorry. ... i too am sorry, for being a wheel within a whe...
by sasha
September 25th, 2019, 3:20 pm
Forum: Haiku
Topic: 2019!
Replies: 411
Views: 7095

Re: 2019!

aftershocks
side effects of the meds
urgent phone calls

long sleepless night
back pain, vertigo, sweats, chills -
gone by morning

tonight my friends
I shall sleep the sleep
of the just

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