Month: October 2019

  • Rufus Thomas, Bill Haley, Alice Cooper, Flo & Eddie, Tiny Tim, Paul Williams, Meat Beat Manifesto, Alex Patterson

    My October feature on Medusa’s Kitchen – 1 long poem written with Lady, 1 haiku-ish, 10 fotos. “Smith sends us his ode to his interview career, full of his usual bump and grind and look-backs into the past—rosy and not-so-rosy—with the help of his fine Lady. Thanks, Smith and Lady; you two kids keep ‘em […]

  • online tap water quality check by zipcode

    Cleveland tap water quality test results for the Tremont neighborhood per the (Environmental Working Group) website. Bromodichloromethane exceeds the standard by 125 times (cancer causing) Chloroform exceeds the standard by 30 times (cancer causing) Chromium (hexavalent) exceeds the standard by 5.1 times (cancer causing) Dibromochloromethane exceeds the standard by 36 times (cancer causing) Dichloroacetic […]

  • Lady’s latest – Rage

    Rage We’ve titillated ourselves with our absolutism as contrary as a self-mutilating Texas Chainsaw Massacre creep zapping and eating his own scalp skin, fingers in the chili It’s all of us, it’s some of us, it’s raw, raw, raw. It’s enough when the lint and the dimes in the pockets yield no dividends, no fountain […]

  • 66 Basho talked to me

    66 Basho from The Complete Haiku translated, anointed, introduction by Jane Reichhold Kodansha USA 2008 – original artwork by Shiro Tsujimura Basho 1644-1694 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Inside the temple visitors cannot know cherries are blooming (36 of 1012, 1670) ~ Tomorrow the rice dumpling will be just dead reed leaves with a dream (76 of 1012, 1677) […]

  • Lady’s latest

    A few shots of Lady’s latest art piece… some in process, some done. Zazzy Sadie, 2019, Lady, 26″ x 30″ x 6″ Octopus, lips, labia are air-dried clay, blues and greens are copper corrosion.  Title chosen by on-line random-number generator. She did this atop an 1997 failed piece of mine. She’s taken 5 of my […]

  • storming heaven