State of the Art(ist), August 2017

It has been a while since I last posted something that wasn’t either a poem, a ‘love note’ entry, or somehow not directly related to my self-publishing activity (the ‘Resistance Song of the Day’ notwithstanding). So, here goes… I have yet to get a decent handle on 2017, even though it is two-thirds over. Although [...]

The dream I had last night didn’t find its way into this poem the way I wanted it to (a poem)

I had this dream in mind from last night, but couldn’t find a place for it here… Get there before it’s too late the road is sludge, so it’s a hard, hard slog but each step follows the last step splashing mud everywhere Good thing clean clothes aren’t that important it’s the work, always the [...]

On Completing National Poetry Writing Month

Today is the last day of this year's National Poetry Writing Month. I'd actually stumbled upon it quite by accident. I no longer remember how it was that I found out about it, but I know someone who has participated in National Novel Writing Month before, so I may have been initially attracted by the [...]

Why You Should Hire Me

Recently, I uploaded a post on the subject of being "Overqualified". It was my reaction to being turned down for a job on the basis that I was "overly qualified" for the position. Well, here's a different tack: Why should you—you know who you are—hire me? Let's get the ugly part out of the way first: [...]