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Confessions of a Closet Luddite

Posted 05-26-2014 at 01:08 PM by Sasha (Shiny Objects)
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I hate social media.

Maybe that's not quite accurate. I hate crapware. I despise Microsoft Word, and don't even get me started on the Media Player. But the social media interfaces I'm familiar with are in a category of awfulness all their own. I'm the moderator of my town's online discussion group, and every month I have to battle Yahoo's godawful interface just to update the local calendar of events. I once wasted an entire morning fighting Facebook's interface trying to create a...
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You jig and you reel through molecularspin.

Posted 05-10-2014 at 01:39 PM by green

Painting Rain written for Irish poet Paula Meehan.

https://muse.jhu.edu/journals/an_sio...5.1.carson.pdf

A lovely meander.
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~Always

Posted 04-25-2014 at 02:01 AM by green

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“Always be a poet, even in prose.” ― Charles Baudelaire, b. 4/9/1821

#NationalPoetryMonth

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O U T R I D E R: A documentary film on poet Anne Waldman & the Outrider Lineage

Posted 04-14-2014 at 11:34 PM by green

A woman with bones:

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/o...trider-lineage
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Ragnarok

Posted 04-12-2014 at 06:57 PM by Sasha (Shiny Objects)

It got up to 60 degrees (15 C) today! With a light westerly breeze and nary a cloud in the sky, it was the perfect day to wash my bedding and hang it on the line to dry. While draping the sheets & pillowcases over the clothesline, I heard the distant display drumming of a woodpecker echoing from the woods - not the quiet, private tap-tap-tap of a bird foraging for grubs, but the flashy, public, Buddy Rich tatoo proclaiming, "Fittest One Here! Check out THIS woodpecker, Baby!" Then,...
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