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Poetry

Wednesday Poem of the Week: Pain and Stretching by T.W. Snicket

No Comments 04 June 2015

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Pain and Stretching by T.W. Snicket

As the back goes so does the brain
but
If you could deal with pain
with no precautions
well then what
pull your eyeball out and look at it with the other
decide you do not need those toes

Pain makes us
Pain is sometimes a simple walk
other times a broken heart
Pain is missing a girl who
Maybe does not exist any more
Pain is thinking that is true
Truth is pain can be a hard pill
Truth is pain can mean a trip to your Old Doc
Or Shrink
Sometimes it can be the same affliction.

Maybe stretching  is the key.
I am hearing that.

We do all technically stretch. During this life we’ve grown up and down.
From nothing to life to work.

Fuck that word. Work
Sorry. I got off my train of thought.

Stretching
Ya that is it
Stretching is living
Stretching is life

And it is a beautiful and sometimes
hard to deal with situation

But maybe
and just maybe
We need to stretch ourselves again

Our imaginations, our dreams, our goals, our PHILOSOPHY

Epicurus
Satre
Plato
Dylan
Thompson, Hunter S.
Bukowski
Marx

These men had ideas on how to live.  Not how to live in the world
that you just so happen to be in.  But your own

Living in your own world.
Deliberation must be had
And after said deliberation
Conclusions

Maybe those Conclusions have to do with your current, past, or unknowable future

Maybe I did not deliberate enough tonight
and just maybe

Just Maybe
It is a Johnnie Walker Black Night.

Poetry

Wednesday Poem of the Week: The Dance by T.W. Snicket

No Comments 11 March 2015

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The Dance by T.W. Snicket

Grounded but

the movement is

Fluid

She drinks like

a sailor

but holds it together well

She may be doing Cocaine

She may be Bipolar

But tonight

She is a Star

Poetry

Wednesday Poem of the Week: A night in Jackson Hole by T.W. Snicket

No Comments 25 February 2015

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A night in Jackson Hole by T.W. Snicket

Singing Whistling
doing drugs
She might very well be my next
Ex Wife
Smells great but I can Not
Put my finger on the
Scent
Wow is she making me
Crazy
I need to do something to
Impress her
Quick Tim Grab me that wig

Music

The Beatles Rooftop Concert 1969 London

No Comments 28 January 2015

Poetry

7am at Porter Square – by T.W. Snicket

No Comments 18 October 2014

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7am at Porter Square by T.W. Snicket

I met a T conductor today
He did not look well
He looked like me
Bagged eyes
Questionable head movements
He was out last night

We made eye contact and knew immediately
we suffered from the same affliction

I ask
Long night my friend
He replies
Too long but it sure was eventful
Where you heading?
Just starting my shift bud

Over the loud speaker we hear
Braintree train is now approaching
Time to back the grind he says
Excuse me
Sorry I meant back to the grind
I hear ya man but don’t stop having that fun.
Fucking Boston man. Great Women.
Oh ya

Where you heading I said again somehow forgetting that I just said these exact words seconds ago?
Back and forth back and forth

My hangover kicks in to full gear during these
minutes of now silent waiting
Back and Forth I think.

As the Red Line to Braintree pulled in
I watched him shake a conductors hand
and get situated in his chair.

I then heard over the loud speaker in a
voice all too familiar.
Next Stop Harvard

Poetry

Making It by T.W. Snicket

No Comments 12 September 2014

Making It by T.W. Snicket

What do you do when your friends are making it?

Making it being the phrase used to identify that you:

are not living in your parents house but own one

are married

have a child

got a promotion

had something published

got a role in a fantastic new show

What do you do when not only that but you know you have talent
That if you could just get that chance
And by the way how in the hell did he get that script in front of them

Maybe this is it

I mean

what do you do when sure you could have committed to that relationship but you decided something just was not right

what do you do when you got passed over for the promotion, the part, the play

You Work as a receptionist or market analyst that is what you do

Maybe Struggle for rent

Maybe just Hope for the best

Maybe just Sleep more

Maybe eat the whole thing and feel sick

Then one day say No.
Say maybe today is my day
Today is my day to fail and be OK with it because Fuck it

You:

Fail at as many things as possible

Fail at finding a seat on the bus

Fail at getting a raise

Fail with an office joke

Fail with flirting with Denise in accounting

Fail at as many things as possible

And
Eventually you wont

Eventually you will be so used to failing that you will not care

Eventually you will grow

Eventually you will find yourself

Eventually someone will see you and say to themselves

What do you do when your friends are making it?

Poetry

Wednesday Poem of the Week – Age of Wonder by T.W. Snicket

No Comments 20 August 2014

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Age of Wonder by T.W. Snicket

Granite counter tops
Stainless Steel appliances throughout the house
Central Air
Three Fireplaces
Hardwood Floors everywhere except the kitchen
A cleaning lady who comes twice a week
Her name is Jen and I think she was an accountant at one point
Great with numbers
Must have cracked and just loves the smell of Pine-Sol

Sensors everywhere in this place
My toilet now knows when I have entered the room
more or less saying hello
have a seat
what can I do for you
Here is some water to freshen up your ass
No need for paper I dry as well

The Refrigerator has a British voice
that tells me to shut it
Nice and proper

Almost everything in here is controlled by my phone
I could go on and on

The new Age of Wonder right

Sitting here looking at it all

Thinking, Fuck

Am I really just going to jerk off again?

Poetry

Wednesday Poem of the Week: The City is Empty by T.W. Snicket

No Comments 13 August 2014

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The City is Empty

And it is glorious

Two weeks in August every year

Yuppies to their Cape houses

Families to their campsites

And it is glorious

I have never seen

the salad bar

have this much

Thousand Island dressing

Poetry

The Shade calendar is blank today> Wear a Hat

1 Comment 24 January 2014

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Have a solid day, an enjoyabale one, one that will make uou stop caring about com,mas, there proper place, and the people who can not use them.

Wear a hat because it is cold

because it makes your brain work faster

and speakign for the scientific community I can agree 100%

roses are red

violets are blue

I’m a schizophrenic

and so am I

I spelt schizophrenic write on the first try

Just put a hat on

 

T.W. Snicket

p.s.
Don’t have a Shade Calendar email us at our text message phone systems and we will send one to you.

$10 to $20 bucks depending on Staples current stock and if Larry is binding he hooks it up.

 

 

Music

Currently in Progress: Patches by Clarence Carter

No Comments 08 October 2013

On a recent flight I watched a new film about the music from Muscle Shoals Alabama.

Just amazing how they shaped the music and culture of our lifetime.  Of all the songs that stuck was one I had never heard. Patches by Clarence Carter who I now know was originally recorded by Chairmen of the Board.  Just a strong song. Enjoy.

 

T.W. Snicket

From Wiki:
“Patches”, (first recorded by Chairmen of the Board), was a UK number 2 and a U.S. number 4 in 1970, and was nominated for a Grammy in 1972. This disc sold over one million copies, and received a gold disc awarded by the R.I.A.A. in September 1970, just two months after its release. It was Carter’s third million seller.

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