Song Written In Five Minutes of Uh-Oh

Song for a diagnosisSong for a spidey-senseThings ain’t right ‘n it ain’t the lightIt’s a bodily recompense The odometer’s pushingWay past the warranty cushionI can’t say it comes as a shockGet the paperwork inNotify next of kinNothing left but to run out the clock I wish I could sayI had my dayBut the truth is … Continue reading Song Written In Five Minutes of Uh-Oh

Four Stanzas In A Minute Of Panic

Another friend called With little time left After the Fall Every moment’s a theft Seeded on Sunday A knock at the door Fangs in a nightmare Neck in a claw Who comes to help? Rapists as Saints Hand on the Holy Book Dripping white paint Facing the Altar Facing the Cross Some yet won’t tremble … Continue reading Four Stanzas In A Minute Of Panic

Cam’s Sad Sad Dab

It has been quite a while since hair products have held sway over me– though I applied shampoo to the top of my head long after it was only the wispy dreamers on the sides that needed tending–but when Cam Newton, Carolina’s polarizing quarterback, league MVP and media VIP, attracted national attention for his dab, … Continue reading Cam’s Sad Sad Dab

Bob Wins The Big One

Bob Dylan has won the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature. Somebody tell Watson. They seemed close. The grizzled pitchman for Cadillac, Pepsi, Victoria Secret and IBM has been awarded the highest prize in Literature, for “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.” Well, duh. Or, they could just ask the 98% … Continue reading Bob Wins The Big One