Tag Archive: alienation

DEARTH OF THE COOL

A NEO-RETRO COCKTAIL PARTY, where there stands the hosts, a très chic couple, he with vinyl, she with martini. Out of his usual solitary habitat, an artsy type, an anti-chic wannabe Beatnik, sits… Continue reading

SHIPS OF A FOOL

Long ago you hung out with your co-workers or school chums because you all had histories, interests, talents and/or goals in common and that makes it easier get by in the not-so-brave new… Continue reading

THE ADULT ’HOOD

“Left school with a first class pass, Started work but as second class. School taught one and one is two. But right now, that answer just ain’t true.” Do you remember that bitter… Continue reading

ISOLATED, INSECURE AND ANGRY

It’s good to be welcomed to the neighborhood, workplace or any other active community. It’s not so good to feel that you still don’t belong. While it’s good that they all want to… Continue reading

EMILY, KARL AND VINCENT

There always seems to be a cover charge for Club Inhumane or at least a drinks minimum – “kool-ade” as much as JW Blue these days. Getting in this hang out of the… Continue reading

SCREAM

“Make me want to holler / The way they do my life” (Marvin Gaye and James Nyx, Jr. 1971) Though it’s not like anything bad has happened to me recently to bring such… Continue reading

DECONSTRUCTING MOONSHINE

The powers-that-be find community in any form troublesome. Any time the hoi poloi (the many) assembles, it means less profit for the hoi oligoi, (the few) be that assembly to nix a pipeline… Continue reading

ECLIPSE CLICHÉ

FIRST, LET ME APOLOGIZE to all the other cartoonists, pro and amateur, who came up with the very same idea. I honestly thought this up all by myself around noon today, 8/17/17 and… Continue reading

SMALL CRAFT WARNING

This began as a run-on sentence begging to be a poem. Usually I resist such pleadings as I don’t know good from bad, poetry-wise, but it won me over, sorry. Of course, it… Continue reading

UNNATURAL SELECTION

You know, of course, that if you read or hear a corporate statement, advertisement or a sworn testimony expressing a goal other than that of making money for stakeholders it is false, don’t… Continue reading