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#NaPoWriMo  poem #13. It's not about the world. It's about me in a bad mood, written while I was in a good mood and looking at myself in my bad moods with sad amusement (~sigh~).
Society’s going to the dogs, don’t tell me otherwise The world’s going to hell in a handbasket, don’t deceive me with facts People suck, so do you, I don’t believe a single word you’re saying  Doom and gloom  Doom and gloom  ...
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#NaPoWriMo  poem #9, based on a title I came up with only a few minutes before I wrote yesterday's poem. Once I got the dream vision of a burning bridge falling from a burning sky (in a daydream of course), the poem all but wrote itself.
He burned his first bridge back when he was a little boyHe stole his sister’s toys broke them when she told momHe beat her up like a playground bully he was older  he was bigger  it was his sovereign right   so he said She ne...
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#Spanner  Revision 5 #amediting  update: I'm about to end the long period of #amprocrastinating  that began back in February, starting with Chapter 3. Plus: my plan for a radically transformed Chapter 4.
It's been a while since I've done any actual edits on Spanner. Since FAWM began, to be exact. I was so busy writing 28 songs and agonizing over my inadequate singing and playing skills that I dropped the Revision 5 edit altog...
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#NaPoWriMo  poem #7 is the first poem of the set I intend to "songify" come 50 Songs in 90 Days. There will be others.
[Note: my first poem this NaPoWriMo intended to be "songified" come 50 Songs in 90 Days.] Rational man Standing alone Against an irrational world  Transcending  Condemning Try to get out of it You crusade against it  You stan...
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#NaPoWriMo  poem #5. It took me a while to actually post it because I had, well, issues, only some of which were computer-related. But here it is.

The second of my Buddhism-themed poems.
[Note: Originally written 4/6/14. The second of my Buddhist-themed poems.] the wind catches a petal off a lotus blossomcarries it gently in its invisible currentsdeposits it with softest touch onto the still pond surfacethe f...
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#NaPoWriMo  poem #10. I'm a little behind (busy week) but I have more than enough time to catch up.

This one's a little punny riff on the end of Windows XP.
oh no my windows just got discontinued i’ll have to pay through the nose for an update they’ll have to come to my house install the new ones take out the old ones before they get hacked damn you microsoft why do you always ha...
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#NaPoWriMo  poem #8. A confession: I've been cynical about superheroes since the speculative frenzy on superhero comics that raged in the early 1990s and crashed the comics industry not once but twice: in '93 and '96. Ironically, there were comics published back then about the theme of this poem...
He had amazing superpowers and a personality cultAll the companies in America fell over themselves begging his endorsementHe could pick and choose, he just wanted exposure and beaucoup bucksHis face was plastered all over on ...
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Yes, #NaPoWriMo -related, but no, not a poem. Unless you consider it prose poetry, even if it is my normal prose writing style. It's a satire about the smug "marriage" of unintelligible academic poets to corporate raiders with a hunger for cultural elitism.
[Note: I wrote this short story in the midst of writing poems for NaPoWriMo. Nothing annoys me more than the willful obscurity of elitist “artistes” such as the academic poet. This kind of artist really exists only to make cu...
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#NaPoWriMo  poem #6. Nothing Buddhist about this poem. This one's about how to become a celebrity through crime, combining many of my most cynical thoughts about celebrity, superheroes, big money, and left-wing terrorists who think they're latter-day Robin Hoods but end up becoming celebrity bad guys instead.
[Note: Originally written 4/7/14.] Booyah booyah booyah boom:the terrorist shoots up the cocktail party with his boomstickmurderous buckshot making hedge fund billionaires bleed moneyvapid socialites trophy wives last-gasping...
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My fourth #NaPoWriMo  poem, and the first Buddhist-themed poem I've ever written.
[Note: Originally written 4/5/2014. The first of my Buddhist-themed poems.] The Ideal suspended before us like the apple of Tantalus,unreachable: we reach, and it recedes into the distance or fades away,or worse, lead on corr...
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Novelist, blogger, cartoonist (mangaka in training), rocker (singer, guitarist, and keyboardist also in training), tech geek, political junkie, public intellectual, professional slacker, and hacker of memes.

My first novel, Chaos Angel Spanner  (originally planned as a manga in 1992), is currently undergoing its fifth and final revision for publication later this year. (WARNING: contains NSFW material, political incorrectness, and live mind viruses, so read at your own risk!)
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