Warm tea is so lovely on a day like today, but when today is the first day of Autumn and the heat of summer just broke…
(To hear music click onto the play button or “Listen in browser”.) A little short fiction for the year’s end so we all can focus on what’s important. Being in the now. No Way Out Today my exile from family life ended after only three weeks with an unexpected text from my mom … Continue reading No Way Out
The Man in the Seeing Machine Has Cat-Like Eyes. Did you ever feel your very own life on June 5th, 1981? Mine began on June 6th, 1981. No one said life would be easy. No one prepared me for it to be this hard. Has a police officer in your home town ever told you … Continue reading Timothy Leary’s Last Guilt Trip
I WISH I WERE DEAD read the meme posted by a chronically depressed and inactionably suicidal friend. After reading “Buck up!” “We love you!” and some asshole figuring as many ways he could to say “Fuck you, you’re a loser: I love my life Go kill yourself!” I responded with this: We know sweetie. When … Continue reading The Future
More than Enough It had been so long ago that there was more covered by the dry dusty sands of the Desert of the Souls than what her ancient mind was presenting to her, but what she saw and felt in her mind’s eyes as yet another nameless, faceless nurse wheeled her into the sunlight … Continue reading More than Enough
(“He Missed the Train to Mars, Now He’s Out Back Counting Stars: Self Portrait” digital photograph July 2018 Troy K. Lynch This Isn’t what They Said it Would be, Because They Wouldn’t Say what It Is. Last night was the night. All I ever wanted was a life. “Just relax.” they said while shoving me … Continue reading World AIDS Day 2018: Too Much of Not Enough or The Life of a Long Term Survivor
Oh, and really, there are way too many mother fuckers out there,
Wearing their custom tailored haute couture self loathing,
Accessorized to death,
with the finest fake
antique maudlin regret,
By that same guy who did the Emperor’s new clothing.
On January 20, 1981 Ronald Reagan took the Oath of the Office. More than seven years later, after the deaths of more than 400,000 Americans, mostly gay men but also women and children from all walks of life, he finally spoke about the issue. Listen to God Is A Cricket Singing On Times Square (OhmBIEN) … Continue reading God Is A Cricket Singing On Times Square.