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“Thoughts on the ‘Pain Induced Marathon’: The Morning After (30)” by Richard F. Yates

When one peddles in the absurd, when one deals in banalities and micro-concepts, when one pushes that boulder up the hill only to watch is tumble back down, there will always be a certain element of resistance to the idea … Continue reading

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“BBHHBBHH (14)” by yr / Richard F. Yates

Brown bags Half hungry Born beastly Human husks —yr / Richard F. Yates

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“Pain Induced Mega Nonsense Marathon! (01)” by yr

Friday evening, after a long day of manual labor, I came home, sat on the floor (as per usual), reached for my laptop, and promptly felt something in my lower back go “CAFLOOEY!” It’s happened before: packing DJ equipment down … Continue reading

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“Focused” by Scott Sparks

“Mistakes were made,” says the faulty CEO When he knows what he did but won’t say so Some mistakes are simply breaks in focused contemplate While others break the bank and leave you sleepin’ on a steel plate Regret brings … Continue reading

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“Pathway” by Scott Sparks

What else do you expect? When what you expect cannot be erected No matter how your controlled vocals are emphatically inflected They won’t straighten upcoming twists in the pathway That’s just life adding its own spice but some call it … Continue reading

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“Uninhabited” by Scott Sparks

A door you’ve locked yourself isn’t closed forever Even if you’ve lost the key, there’s a way in one way or another A room might need to be left uninhabited Maybe its use has reached its pinnacle or far well … Continue reading

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“First Steps” by Scott Sparks

Crumpled like tin in a backyard trash bin For the mistakes I’ve made, you’d think this a fitting end Now I’m all a part of what tends to be discarded Never a second thought of, nor is care ever allotted … Continue reading

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