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Miscellaneous bits

Various bits I’ve tweeted recently. Capturing here because this is where the words go. — Don’t bother me – I’m busy cultivating my Tortured Genius persona. — Nerd, thou dost transcend generation and gender Mine own fate lies with the roll of … Continue reading

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Will Piggies Never Learn?

I wrote this in response to a prompt to retell a tale. A Wolf may not be a Wolf until you force it to be a Wolf or… Will Piggies Never Learn? Your house of straw My slightest breeze Your … Continue reading

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oodajunkie on deviantart – plus a poem

I reengaged with deviantart as oodajunkie instead of my old id: kbyshimru. I shall miss you, unwinnable test! My new bio somehow turned into a poem. If I title it Untitled, is it still untitled? Paradox detected. Another rift in space-time. Untitled I … Continue reading

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Sanctuary – with m4a file

More progress on Sanctuary. I recorded myself singing it – no music – so you understand the melody. Needs a much stronger singer because the song is not supposed to sound so wimpy :). Still working in the music and … Continue reading

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Poetry open mic in Orange, CA, every Wed

Two Idiots Peddling Poetry holds open mic evenings at The Ugly Mug Cafe, 261 N Glassell St, Orange, CA 92866. 8pm to ~ 10:30pm. Small entry fee – and please buy a coffee! This poetry group is nerdy and funny; G … Continue reading

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Sanctuary – poem / lyrics update

In my last post, I shared the start of a poem, or possibly lyrics, and a rough GarageBand mp3 so you could get an idea of the melody should this develop into an actual song. I added two more stanzas, … Continue reading

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Lyrics and Music: Sanctuary (original mini-version with mp3)

I’m working on lyrics and music for a song, working title “Sanctuary”. This is the chorus only. Or maybe it’s the whole thing and its just tiny. I created the music using Garage Band on my iPhone on an airplane (biz … Continue reading

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Free Verse: My Skin

Damn you, Rosacea! Warning: it gets nerdy at the end. My Skin Where do I begin with this angry skin? My Northern European race has cursed my face with epidermis of epic complaint. Blotches and bumps that no warpaint can … Continue reading

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Free Verse: Ruby Red

Grapefruit may spit in my eye, but I love it nonetheless. Ruby Red your blush belies bittersweet inside that dimpled hide you cry out for my serrations to separate you from yourself and I will comply but first – Gimme … Continue reading

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Haiku: Rams Head High

Tonight I attended a poetry book launch and open mic session hosted by Raundi Moore-Kondo (http://www.theloveofwords.com/raundi.html). As part of the event, I received a randomly-selected “animal poet guide”: a bighorn sheep, male, AKA a ram. My assignment: write a haiku by … Continue reading

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