Okay, fine then.
Pretend that you don't see the the flower in my hair
or the fact that I am wearing my favorite tutu.
I will pretend that I don't notice the tired sadness behind your chipper greeting
and the tattooed Leonard Cohen lyrics that are peeking out your
Some babies come squirting out of their mothers
and dress up like preachers and gurus.
"Follow me," say the babies.
"I know what's going on."Some babies dress up like soldiers
and learn how to kill other babies for crude oil.Other babies dress up like addicts, saying
"I just got here
In the suburbs they build fences and mow lawns
and do bestial things to each other behind closed doors
and behind closed lips.Jam-faced children press buttons and scream at blaring screens
while wives surrender to unwashed husbands with horrible hands
and then carve off pieces of themselves in the
I marvel at the way elderly couples can walk together with such delicateness that it's like they're holding the fate of the world in their hands, even though they know their connection is about to end.I marvel at the tiny salty thunderstorm of miso in
After struggling against our own self-destructive tendencies throughout the entirety of recorded history, humanity is now at a point where that struggle is probably going to be resolved, one way or another, within the lifetime of most people reading this.The movie about this struggle has
First there was nothing, then there was everything, because nothing was really, really boring. Nothing was so boring that it created everything just to have something to look at.
Stardust grew mouths and genitalia and it’s been a hot screaming mess ever since. DNA squirts across
You have got to be out of your mind.
You’ve got to be crazy enough to slap aside the hand that is offering you the Kool-Aid.
You’ve got to be mad enough to call it a spade when everyone else is calling it a sunflower.
You’ve got to
Scottish scientist Robert Ogilvie Crombie feared succumbing to habit and walking through life in a trance, so he devised exercises for himself which forced him to do things in an un-habitual way throughout the day like performing all tasks with a different hand.When having difficulty
Anyone who opposes western interventionism or thinks the poor are human beings is a Russian antisemite. If you disagree, it's because you are a Russian antisemite, too.Narrative is a funny thing. You can do everything right, cross all your 'T's and dot all your 'I's
(A warning to my kind-hearted readers, there's some heavy stuff in here. If you have any trauma around rape or suicide, please be gentle with your good self and maybe give this one a miss.)
After being convicted of one count of sexual penetration of