Who’s Afraid to Bake A Cake

For whom do we mourn when we weep to the witness of death? ’Tis the deathly departed… Our own death imparted… The desire wholehearted… . . . . to be born when we weep to the witness of sobbing breath. For whom do we plant our purpose beyond pure fated futility? ’Tis the beloved, ’tis … Continue reading Who’s Afraid to Bake A Cake

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An Economy of Violence

My culture tells me that we are beings who act from rational self interest.  Ahem, my irrational self interest is, clearly, unworthy of discourse.  If I am given conflict — to which I must be resolute — I must be logical and reasonable.  My emotional disposition is irrelevant, irrational and, if showcased, counterproductive.  I am … Continue reading An Economy of Violence

Any Given Sunday…

50+ die in a florida nightclub in a possible act of Islamic Terror.  An explosion in an airport in China.  And a car strikes 5 pedestrians in Las Vegas.   The Texas Lt. Gov. quips and retracts ‘reap what you sow’ and Google suggests the news I would prefer is how the presidential candidates react.  The … Continue reading Any Given Sunday…

Make America Fascist Again

A few months back I came up with the idea to create a Donald Trump parody website that frames Donald Trump as a matter-of-fact fascist who is trying to usher back-in an era of World War 2 style fascist totalitarianism.  And, here ya go:  www.MakeAmericaFascistAgain.com. I want to give a special thank you to Sanjay Perera, … Continue reading Make America Fascist Again

White People, Don’t Worry

I have noticed that in response to the tragic shooting in Oregon earlier this week there has been a huge upswing in posts arguing in favor for gun regulations— memes, comments and photos of statistics.  I understand that hearing about 8 white people being murdered in Oregon is alarming and it feels close to home, … Continue reading White People, Don’t Worry

Chronicles of a Food Snob (Episode 2)

Korean food for Lunch I ordered vegetarian pot-stickers and a bowl of spicy egg-soup— hold the rice, noodles and tofu. The ordering process went smooth and although there was a slight eye-brow raise over my ‘hold this and hold that’ request, everything seemed to be normal. Several minutes after my soup was delivered I experienced … Continue reading Chronicles of a Food Snob (Episode 2)

Within the House of Mirrors (and Facebook)

1. For the tenth day in a row I woke up in a pool of my own sweat, semen and drool— and now I must,  yet again, drag and slosh through my day in a daze.  I slithered out of my bed into the pile of unfashionable fashion that has accumulated on my floor— their … Continue reading Within the House of Mirrors (and Facebook)

Drug Free(dom)

Hey there, yes you— the kid in the back. With your constant clatter and chatter. Do not talk back Hey there, yes you— the kid in the room. With your deliberate defiance. Do not assume. Hey there, yes you— the kid in the hall. With your nagging and non-compliance Do not befall. Hey Kid, do … Continue reading Drug Free(dom)