Though everyone must sleep, insomnia is usual for me,When I write, my sentences grow to what they’re meant to be,My Mum is proud, but wishes I’d care more about university,What’s left of school? Pythagorus’s theorem, a few jokes,It’s all very well to be famous, to pick at the starsBut I’ll never save the world with … Continue reading I NEED TO SLEEP: Poem II
I Need To Sleep
Alone in bed I look at the ceiling through the dark,Its cracks reform to become a question mark,I stare at the worn paint, try not to blink,It’s impossible to sleep so I start to think,I think of my friends, who have left our city,Gone abroad, where the future is supposed to be,We message each other … Continue reading I Need To Sleep
The Sad, Beautiful Fact That We’re Going To Miss Almost Everything
Before we start, understand and accept that the vast majority of the world's books, music, films, television and art, you will never see. It's just numbers. Sorry to break your heart. Consider books alone. Let's say you read two a week, and sometimes you take on a long one that takes you a whole week. … Continue reading The Sad, Beautiful Fact That We’re Going To Miss Almost Everything
You Wish To Be A little Taller? I Got You Covered!
People don’t realize the daily power they have to make others happy. All it takes is a few kind words, delivered without expectation. It’s not much, honestly. Giving someone a compliment or slight encouragement is the one thing any of us can do, at any time. It’s free, it’s easy, and, boy, can it do … Continue reading You Wish To Be A little Taller? I Got You Covered!
The Environmental Impacts of Breaking Up With Me
So you're thinking about breaking up with me. As unlikely as it may sound, you are not the first. Chances are you’ve got a lot on your mind right now, as you tackle such questions as: When should you do it? Where should you do it? Are you making a colossal mistake? Breaking up with … Continue reading The Environmental Impacts of Breaking Up With Me
Praises: Ode to Fat
Tonight, as you undress,I watch your wondrous flesh that’s swelled again, the way a river swells when the ice relents. Sweet relief just to regard the sheaves of your hips, your boundless breasts and marshy belly. I adore the acreage of your thighs and praise the promising planets of your ass. O, you were lean … Continue reading Praises: Ode to Fat
Your New First-Date Questions for the End Times
What do you do for work . . . in the few days remaining before robots take over your job?
I READ “THE SUBTLE ART OF NOT GIVING A F**K”, AND I GAVE A FUCK
Two years ago, I read “The subtle art of not giving a fuck”. The idea was to stop tormenting on things that didn’t matter, or at least had no utter importance. Like worrying over what to tell your aunt who is hospitalized for eating candy, you should only be concerned about being there for her! … Continue reading I READ “THE SUBTLE ART OF NOT GIVING A F**K”, AND I GAVE A FUCK
I’ll Teach You Ignorance
I am ignorant. And for that I am grateful because the infinitude of things I don't know means that I will be able to learn forever. And that, in turn, means that I can live a life of surprise and wonder. It also means I can approach situations with a mindset that is prepared to … Continue reading I’ll Teach You Ignorance
Understand the Obvious
Before Hippocrates (the famous ancient Greek physician) came along, people believed that all diseases were caused by gods and supernatural forces. If you got sick in a time earlier than 460 BC, there wasn’t much you could do but pray and hope for the best. Maybe try a plant remedy or two. No matter your … Continue reading Understand the Obvious