Rain A flash A thunderous crash Today I took a subway to work, a veggie sub Targets wear orange, in parallel universes Where the bold fly synchronously betwixt the skulls of conformity stagnant in their hollow shallows (Dream, fire-breathers! Dream!) Bullets sing a high-pitched drone Echoes have none to call their own Baleful words fuel […]

Comparing Us to Animals?

Us and Them, Let’s See Who hasn’t heard numerous times before that, “You can’t compare humans to animals. That’s ridiculous.” For example, you can’t compare the Jewish Holocaust with the animal holocaust or black slavery to the slavery of animals. Or, simply human suffering to animal suffering. I agree, it’s preposterous. It’s belittling. No valid […]


Reading the wall, that’s all. Bombs fall Missiles fly Drones buzz (the sky) Satellites spy Media sing Bullets zing Mothers moan Fathers groan Patriots whoop ‘n holler (for God and country) As another one bites the dust on the streets, on the fields, in the slaughterhouses . . . by a damnable fog of lust […]

Thanksgiving Day 2015

The Hollow Hallow Tradition of Thanksgiving By hell, here we are again my friends, family, cohorts, loyal wife, sweet ‘n sexy sister-in-law, Bubba J, Betty-Jo, and lil’ Bubba T — get that finger outta your nose boy — all gathered together for yet another splendid Thanksgiving Day. A time when millions of imprisoned, tortured, and mercilessly plucked and […]