Fear Not The Delta Variant

When I was diagnosed with the Delta Variant, I didn’t tremble in fear about the possible complications of my illness. The weaker I felt, the more I drew strength from awareness of the potent virus brewing within me, ready for dispersal to penetrate flimsy masks that could never hold back the inevitable. Instead of cowering…

Tell Him Big Xi Did It

Notorious B.I.G.’s song “Gimme The Loot” about street robbery careers makes scoffing reference to prey who have no practical means of resistance. After a discussion about the ease of robbing women, he simultaneously anticipates and mocks a threat of retaliation, announcing that he knows no effectual response will be forthcoming. Bitches get strangled for their…

Being Fired is a Gift

Everyone should get fired at least once to experience what happens and to get comfortable with it to diminish fear. Getting fired keeps a job in perspective. A job is a temporary vessel, nothing to depend upon or expect longevity from. It might implode suddenly or gradually erode into instability. The best way to expect…

Call a Lid

Why bother to get up and face the world when there’s no point? Maybe you come into semi-consciousness around 7am or 8am, roll over, go back to sleep a few times, and by 8:30am you can be sure you don’t want to talk to anyone or deal with the world today. Your basement is huge…

Alcohol is Degenerate

Every time I visit the liquor store, my immediate reaction to the clientele, products, and proprietors is of witnessing outlandishly stereotypical lures for pathetic losers with cultivated schemes to profit off of their weakness. Some customers are functional alcoholics; others just bored with nothing better to do than get drunk. Few of them are able…

Mostly Peaceful Activism

The furniture store advertised a sales job, so I applied figuring it would be easy work that could be done while high on fentanyl. It paid hourly plus a good commission and local people with money would be coming in to buy something spontaneous they decided they needed today, putting honest money into my pockets….