the pariah keyboards:
It was five years after I got out of the military before I touched a computer, and that was the early Apple PC. I hated computers! I would always use the card files in the library because I wouldn’t touch an IBM keyboard. You don’t see them around much anymore, but I still can’t look at one or keyboards that look like them without thinking about missile warning. Last year while talking to a particularly pompous psychiatrist, I told him about this aversion, and he said, “So, you were afraid that if you touched the keyboard the world would blow up?” I said, “No, I wasn’t afraid the world would blow up, it was just a really negative association.” I swear to God, they don’t listen. Why would I think the world would blow up if I touched a keyboard? Mensch! Continue reading
In those years, people will say, we lost track
of the meaning of we, of you
we found ourselves
reduced to I Continue reading
What means hallucinate?
what are we supposed to see?
What are they supposed to want?
get a job!
you scare me Continue reading
how to make the blogroll widget i uploaded appear on the sidebar and add this address. Continue reading
Dad. I love you. But next time you conspicuously over-pronounce the word “discipline” as if maybe I’ve heard of it, and really— I should look it up?
I’ll leave you where I fucking find you.
your eldest daughter,
These are three out of four works of digital art I bought from vacuum slayer at deviant art recently. I also bought “If I Just Close My Eyes” at the same time, framed it, and sent it to lemon drop as a slightly belated birthday present because she just came of age and having someone donate money to have your impacted wisdom teeth removed just doesn’t feel like a birthday present, no matter how much relief it gives. Continue reading