I have two piece’s slated for release today. Two because one is quite short and one is possibly pure garbage. Hopefully between the two of them we can equalize to form proportional mediocrity to normal. The non-existent, but somehow extremely real happiness utils derived by my readers must remain, at the least, static.
First up is, “Cracking Spines”, May 17, 2018. Not about chiropractors, enjoy!
Slivers of light
Forming lazy shadows
Like their readers
But cultivating ego
Literally, I was sitting in my chair the other evening, thinking up a topic and looking at one of the bookshelves with the light from a lamp falling across it. I don’t paint or draw but the scene struck me as queerly profound and those 13 lines are what emerged. Thoughts? This is the piece upon which I’m entirely undecided…
Next is an untitled entry from May 12, 2018.
Feelings of guilt can prove so tenacious
Darkening otherwise shadowless space
Millions of pieces torn most vexatious
Many the curses afflicting our race.
This on the other hand I’m quite fond of. May yet change the last line or even tweak the last 2 but it’s quite close to what I had envisioned.
Mercifully little blather today, my apologies. I’ve been extremely busy submitting work to publishing companies among other aspects of establishing a career in words. Time consuming but ultimately fulfilling. Most pursuits of value do tend to be…
Best wishes to you all, on this, a perfectly arbitrary day of no especial significance! 🙂
A broken mind held together by cellophane and some tack.