12 ways to seem intelligent

Even though you might be half-witted, strive to use the word “repartee” when possible. Practice your chronic regurgitation of facts and opinions in the mirror to add an element of authenticity. If nothing else, avoid reading genre fiction in view of highbrow crowds. If you happen to meet someone named Margot, seize the opportunity andContinue reading “12 ways to seem intelligent”

15 things I’d eat right now

Meatballs with marinara sauce and melted provolone; Cannoli; Dried figs; Raw clams; Steak fries; Fried fish with mashed potatoes and green beans with a lemon wedge on the side; Crispy focaccia with thinly sliced tomato, seasoned with salt, pepper, oregano, garlic and basil; Fresh spring rolls with peanut sauce; Lobster mac and cheese; Pork friedContinue reading “15 things I’d eat right now”

On personal solubility

I’ve pinned a button onto my jacket that denotes me as soluble. Pure and simple. It’s a blue button with white text. I’ve a high potential for condensation. I feel I could dissolve like salt in warm water. In an argument, I can disintegrate into clumps like acrylic in an acetone bath. Don’t ever wetContinue reading “On personal solubility”

things to think about

Gertrude Stein’s bookstore (Shakespeare and Company) what Gertrude Stein and Agnes Martin have in common Doll’s shoes Salvadore Dali’s shoes Tender Buttons press and hold what Ray Carver and Ernest Hemingway have in common what Charles Bukowski and Ernest Hemingway have in common what Charles Bukowski has in common with Gertrude Stein