Saturday, June 17, 2017

Choice Bits


I

HE SAID TO ME

You remember when your ex-wife Darla
Stood by a fire pit and a dog howled at her?
I said no, I don’t remember that.


HE JUST LOOKED AT ME

And shrugged his shoulders.


II

INSERT GOAL POST HERE

Say good bye to stubborn fat.


CELEBRATE LOBSTER

All month long!


BATTLE!

Go all the way.
All the way to the top.
All the way.
All the way.
Oh so close.



III

I’M A BIG BELIEVER

In listening.
To my body.


I FEEL REALLY GOOD

About myself.


TO BE PERFECTLY HONEST

There never was
Like a formal
Iterative becoming.


AND ALL OF A SUDDEN

Two towhees come running.


I REMEMBER IN MY HEAD THINKING

Oh wow.



IIII

THIS IS THE THING

This is like.


WELL LIKE YOU SAID YEAH

You get there and it’s fucking like.


I THINK IT’S ALSO LIKE YEAH

As far as like.


SO THIS IS ACTUALLY

Going to be a thing?



V

MY MIND IS A HOUSE

Of non-reflecting mirrors.


I SAT THERE

And watched them do it.



VI

THEM

We’re them.


NO EXACTLY

That’s what I’m saying.



Saturday, June 10, 2017

Based in Beirut and Zagreb

FOR 20 YEARS IT’S BEEN THAT WAY

I usually don’t worry about it too much.


WE NEED SOME EXTRA ACCENT FURNITURE

And some art to hang.


I NEVER USE MINE EITHER

Mine’s in there.


I LIKE THE ONE

He got the thing for.


WHEN I BRING IT BACK IN

I’m still going to get taxed on it.


SMOOTH

No gaps.


I WAS LOOKING AT THE ONE

And yeah.


GO UP AND DOWN WITH IT

Tight.


NO BUT I

Yes.
History.


YOU COULD DO THAT

Or just go ahead and put the tarp over it.


I KNOW UM YEAH

Mine got hacked.


WHAT SO YEAH

I mean.


SEE WHAT

You think.


THE PLACES I’VE LIVED

Most of them.
Aren’t there anymore.


YOU KNOW WHAT

I hate to tell you.


DID YOU LOOK IT UP?

I know you called Habib.


IT’S IMPOSSIBLE

To lay as low as I really need to.


YOU WANT TO KNOW WHAT I WOULD DO?

Those good tarps will last.
So get a good tarp.


DO YOU KNOW WHY YOU’RE HERE?

Most people don’t.


WAIT A MINUTE

Who dumped who?


HE’S LIKE UM

I’m like.


THE WHAT OH

Right.


I’M GOING NO NO

I don’t think so.


HE IS

That’s him.


I FEEL LIKE

I mean.


THEY ARE

So anyway yeah.


I WAS LIKE ONE

There was too much.
And two like.


WELL I UH

Yeah.


IT COULD

Well yeah.
It is.


NO THERE

What.
Yeah.


THIS AND THAT AND

A million other things.


THAT’S SO PERFECT

I love it.


CAN YOU OR ANYONE ELSE EXPLAIN

What the fuck everyone is talking about?


IT’S A FLUID UH

A fluid agenda.




Saturday, June 3, 2017

Dope Ring Smashed

MORE NEWS

I'm.
Yeah.


OH YOU DID

Even though it was.


I DIDN'T SEE IT

Until just now.


SOMEHOW I FIGURED

And I’m like.


IT CAN BE ANYTHING

That’s what the news is saying.


DOPE RING SMASHED

Woman named Man of the Year.


YOU’RE NEVER TOO DRUNK TO MAKE A NEW BATCH OF HUMMINGBIRD JUICE

That’s what my daughter told me.


I THINK TECHNICALLY

I mean.


BUT IT IS JUST LIKE

You know.


OK

Oh yeah.


REMEMBER LAST YEAR

Because it won’t.


OK UM

So you’re the one with the daughter?


NEVER TOLD US WHERE WE WERE

What we were supposed to do.
Nothing.


I JUST HAD TO MAKE UP MY MIND THAT YES

I’m OK with it.


OH I KNOW

Yeah no.


AND ACTUALLY WOUND UP

Well I mean.


I CALLED THEM

I said hey.
I said uh.


THE PART I DON’T GET

Is.


THEY TOLD ME

They’re like.


OH NO NO

I have the uh.


MY QUESTION I GUESS IS

I love your car by the way.


YEAH WELL WE

There was one person.


THIS IS CLEARLY

I mean for me.


HE WAS FUNNY

That guy.


THE ANSWER’S PRETTY SIMPLE

Well yeah I mean I think.


IT’S THE SAME EVERYWHERE

He did say though he thought.
Actually no.


I KNOW

That’s what I’m saying.


SO THEN LIKE

He um.
Yeah.


AND I ENDED UP WITH OH MAYBE

I want to say.


YOU KNOW

And that’s it.


I’M NOT A HUGE TV WATCHER

But yeah.


SO ANYWAY

You know.
Uh.


I CAUGHT THE LAST

Little bit.


SOMEBODY’S GOING TO SPEND THE NIGHT IN THE ROYAL BEDCHAMBER

It might as well be me.