Report tyrannical activity.
‘Run On for a Long Time’ by The Blind Boys of Alabama is my new jam.
Old Men at the Library
Old man sleeps over book, with long white hair.
Old man plays chess on a public computer.
Old man puts on respiratory mask.
It Is All Over With Now Bill, and Well That It Is As It Is
I realize I have been dreaming about the dump again —
seems so full of possibility.
Tonsils in a jar
smelling of damp salt
and then: swarms of old chairs.
My mother said
“All these things dissipate.”
You said “Keep your lamps
trimmed and burning”
and to measure the width of my finger.
So this is how we find ourselves.
Haven’t you lost the tune, yet?
—Mike Janssen and Robert Johnson
There a lot of things that go into what I do. I draw upon my life’s experiences and those of my friends. Much of it is private, but the emotions that these conjure up are ones we all can share, should we spend a little time listening. Life, loss, love, and smoking etc.
Visual is dangerous.
“We Got a New Pope,” a ditty I wrote and recorded last time around. I think it still applies.