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From Nowhere, the Sudden Appearance of Feverish Thoughts and Ceiling Wax

I used to write some really weird shit as a kid. It was deep, it was insightful, but a lot of it was pretty freaking weird. 405 more words


Top 13 Favorite Poems

This is a short list of fantastic poems for National Poetry Month.  Some of these inspire.  Some of these cause you to pause and think about their ending lines and yet, others are simply telling great stories for entertainment value. 55 more words

The Walrus, the Carpenter and the San Diego Padres

Yesterday the news broke that the San Diego Padres and the Atlanta Braves had made a blockbuster seven-player trade, the biggest name of which was relief pitcher… 456 more words


In Praise of Adjectives, Adverbs, Asides, Verbal Gewgaws, Blandishments, Rhyme for Rhyme's Sake, Flummery, and the Like: A Demonstration

Consider the alternative:

The sun glinted off the waves. It was midnight.
The moon was up. Everything was still.
The Walrus and the Carpenter were walking. 261 more words



I have always felt kind of sorry for the oysters. Silly little shellfish, so foolishly trusting.

“The Walrus and the Carpenter” is a narrative poem by Lewis Carroll. 19 more words


Shoes and ships and sealing wax

I once used the phrase “shoes and ships and sealing wax” in an administrative form for a past boss – I used it as a place-holder, with a note to suggest replacing it with information that I didn’t have. 158 more words


Seattle Eats: Walrus and the Carpenter

The second on our list of restaurants to hit was Rock Creek. Unfortuately, we didn’t know you needed to make a reservation…

Instead, we found our way to… 204 more words