White Boys in the 80’s

Nate was the first boy I ever thought I loved. He was Tom Cruise and Jon Bender or at least as close as I ever thought that I’d get to them I knew him since he was 8 we went to the same Sunday School and Wednesday Night services and he was a bad kid…

Genghis Khanfidence

Now that I actually noticed it I’m thinking about all these scenarios where I really thought that I was in love with this guy and he was like everything and then, now that I remember correctly something about that situation was related to period sex. I don’t know what love is, I never did. Either…

Diffusion Techniques Incorporated

Like ketchup gets out blood stains Like body odor can mask bad breath Like a car wash is just waiting ’til it rains Like the relevance of your bills after death The shit got handled one way or the other and there wasn’t much left for you to do ’cause karma knows exactly how to…

2,261 Tuesdays

I made a fool of myself today I drank a beer today I brushed my teeth and my hair today I masturbated today I overshared today I lied today I day dreamed today Okay I had, like, two beers today I excommunicated some life draining humans today I rolled my eyes today I listened to…

Lady Philosophy

It’ll twist you up, I promise. You’ll follow all the rules and fail. You’ll read and re-read the formula and fuck it up. And so you grasp on desperately clinging to any little thing you can repeat you keep turning the other cheek because you heard that somewhere and you keep inviting dumb ass people…

The Temple of Osiris at Abydos

It’s because the cut is right and because the cut is right the whole of the universe exists on the very end of my emotional string, my happening, my being is nothing and within that nothing lies everything. It’s because its easy enough and doesn’t require much fuss and is a reflection of us and…

Les Demoiselles d’Avignon

I thought it was because I wasn’t well versed and I was unrehearsed or because I couldn’t get loving them quite right then I thought it must be because of the way I appear and their own preferential fear or because I couldn’t love the things that they loved quite right And as I continued…

Museum Parking for Bitches

Tapping into me at age 7 and I was spectacular I was the only child in the house then And although my mom didn’t pay me much attention I had three doting aunts and a cool ass uncle and they let me do whatever I wanted which was mostly read books and sing and pretend…

He introduced me to Tank and the Bangas

I’m sure that I must have said your name He left the same way he came Carrying things that I never saw the inside of And he did what he was supposed to do Stood in for you Even if he did talk about himself the entire time Even if he did try to step…

Sugar Water Purple

If you were affluent you wouldn’t comment on being rich If you were talented hard work would just be consistent development If you were really generous no one could attach your name to gifts If you were spiritual organized religion would be something you’re against but you lie about balling out whilst you’re honestly broke…