On 79sparrows and Blogging

90,833 hits Note to self:  PUBLISH this tonight I hate blogging, but I love writing.  When I’m “blogging,” I feel a pressure to live up to what I ASSUME and IMAGINE is of the readers satisfaction and liking, and in turn that stresses me out.   (Fellow bloggers:  Does this ever happen to you?)  I decide not…

Loser Alert

Escort Driving the pennies home Make sure they’re safe, Sherlock & Holmes Figure it out Love The right ones Now here’s a quote I hate you Michael That’s all she wrote Simply, you are a bad person Volume 1, Standard Basic unrevised version Shitty story No joke Don’t believe me? Read the cliff notes no…

Wordplay

Pic from the tree in the backyard. Airplane in the setting sun’s sky.

A few words from Hank

There are so many hammocks to catch you if you fall, so many laws to keep you from experience. All these cities I have been in the last few weeks make me fully understand the cozy, stifling state in which most people pass through life. I don’t want to pass through life like a smooth…

Art to Break Hearts, 11

“Be what you are. This is the first step toward becoming better than you are.” –Julius Charles Hare “We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become disguised to ourselves.”  –Francois Rochefoucauld  “Do not think that what your thoughts dwell on does not matter. Your thoughts are making you.”…

A poem by Bukowski

the schoolyard of forever the schoolyard was a horror show: the bullies, the dragons, the freaks the beatings against the wire fence the eyes of our mates watching glad that they were not the victims we were beaten well and good and afterwards followed taunted all the way home to our homes of hell full…

Confession

I just downloaded Eminem’s new lp, “Recovery,” off Itunes.  As in, I bought the whole album all at once.  It’s a rare occurence.  Most usually, I pick and choose one or 2 songs from each artist.  Remember when you had to buy the entire cd at once?  For instance:  BON JOVI  /  NEW JERSEY. 1988,…

This, I believe

“Love means going first class.” –79sparrows Life is tricky.   I’m an idealist, but at the old age of 31, I’ve come to terms with certain inalienable truths.  No one but you can save yourself.   Eating late at night will make you fat.  Trust your gut above all else, it is your best friend who tells…

UNPLUG

You are something I’ve never tried before. Life is tricky.  So easy to settle for shit and not even notice.   Then you came along and I started remembering things. We have so much to talk about.  You asked where my family lives.  A simple question but I liked telling you all about it. First, allow…

Art to Break Hearts, 8

“If you get it and love it…represent it and make it a part of you…don’t do it because you want to impress somebody or fit in. Bleed what you are and if people don’t feel you, keep on going. Someone else will get it. The realest things on this earth are the things that have…