Monthly Archives: May 2013

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Petty resentment Negligent neighbors next door Garbage still at curb

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The Very Worst Veggie Verse

My wife ate the last carrot The cupboard now is bare My wife ate the last carrot I’ve sunk into despair My wife ate the last carrot I’m hungry and I’m blue My wife ate the last carrot I guess … Continue reading

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The Package Arrives – Day 33

The good news.  They sent down a pod full of supplies!  The bad news.  It landed 3 miles away, on the other side of the river. Yes, yes, I know.  Landing an escape pod within 3 miles of a target … Continue reading

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Don’t Bother Paying Those Parking Tickets – A Review of The Last Policeman by Ben H. Winters

The Last Policeman by Ben H. Winters It’s the end of the world as we know it, and he feels fine.  Well, actually, he doesn’t feel fine.  A suspicious suicide has disturbed his sense of order An asteroid is bearing … Continue reading

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Travel Travail – A Full Metal Haiku

Endless hot grey field Metal produce nurtures none Harvest of lost time

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Break Room Scavenger

Hungry want free food What’s this? Pizza? No, better! Apple pie dinner  

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The Beginning

Day 31 – June 18, 2163 -1800 Yes, yes, it’s been a few days.  What do you expect?  I am a second son after all.  My older brother, the golden boy, he’s been keeping a personal journal since he was … Continue reading

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“…a planet known as Texas.”

Threats of secession, nationalization of natural resources and a political puppet master. It’s all here in Don’t Messwith Travis, a fast, lite, beach read for wonks that will amuse those on the right and disgust those on the left.

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Goodnight iPad, a Review

Ann Droyd’s latest product, Goodnight iPad, is a welcome push back against the tyranny of technology.  Her subversive rhymes undercut modern society’s earnest addiction to digital devices. Droyd’s genius is made plain by the protagonist, the grandma.  Stereotypically a figure … Continue reading

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Alone – The Centauri Plague

Day 28 – June 15, 2163 – 0700 It’s been a month now and I’m running out of supplies.  Not food of course.  The escape pod’s got a month of food for 2 people.  The food replicator even works.  Sort … Continue reading

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