Rex Tillerson, whose hotly scrutinized ties to Russia have been a centerpiece of Rachel Maddow's conspiratorial ravings for many months, has been fired. Replacing him as Secretary of State will be Mike Pompeo, who has been a consistent and longstanding Russia hawk for years, going
Quiet on the set, please!
I need more light on her face.
More powder, she’s sweating like a pig.
I don’t know, must be all the lights.
Okay, I think we’re about ready to start.
Lean into the mic please, Caitlin?
Yeah, just lean right into it.
We really need
"Rise, like lions after slumber
In unvanquishable number!
Shake your chains to earth like dew
Which in sleep had fallen on you:
Ye are many—they are few!"
This excerpt from Percy Bysshe Shelley's "The Masque of Anarchy" was read by Jeremy Corbyn at the 2017 Glastonbury festival before an audience of
In The Garden
In the garden there are owl orchids and eye orchids
and a bench made of cyclops ivory for the weary wanderer to rest
and settle in to the meat of the moment.The air is saturated with pollyn and resonant whirring
as prismatic vortexes move from sunflower
Forgive me everyone, but I’m knackered. I’m going to take the morning off, slide my aching body into a bath with the book my sister loaned me ages ago and get lost in one of Liane Moriarty’s finest. However, my worse half Tim Foley has
Gnomes And Gear Monsters
He keeps telling me that I am beautiful,
but how can that be?
I am just two transparent noses
and some hands sometimes,
and occasionally a lap when I am sitting.
He is the beauty in the universe,
with his forrest god hair and primordial eyes.
I’m just blinking eyelids
I'm having a really hard time.I always do my best to speak the truth in a loud and unmitigated voice because the sociopaths who rule us have built an empire on the fact that they are bold and assertive while the healthy are meek and
Suggestions From A Very, Very, Very Old Friend
Be suspicious of anyone who keeps telling you who they are,
because they’re trying to control your story about them.
Be doubly suspicious of anyone who keeps telling you who you are,
because they’re trying to control your story about you.
“But the Orlando massacre was certainly a hate crime, a bias-motivated attack aimed directly at the LGBTQ community for whom Pulse was a safe home and place of celebration,” said MSNBC after the 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting in an article titled “Why calling the Orlando shooting a
Steve spots her at the supermarket
and monologues at her about kidsschoolworkhealthblah.
She does not tell him about her ethereal antennae
or her galaxy wings which span the universe.She pries Steve off and exchanges pleasantries with the cashier,
saying nothing about the DMT ballroom disco in her chest.Rather than