With apologies to Walt Disney

The wonderful thing about Conlans Is Conlans are wonderful things. Their tops are made out of hair, Their bottoms are made out of feet. They’re bloggy woggy froggy bloggy Fun fun fun fun fun! But…

Ode to Floyd

A few weeks ago I received the 250th comment on this here blog. Floyd wrote: this is a fine blog. … very apropos. In my head, I had promised a gift to the person who…

12DB, Day 9: Poetry Blam!

A lot of people don’t know this about me, but I’m pretty big on the Poetry Slam/Improv circuit. I won the title of “Fresno’s Chack Schmackinest” (poetry types—what can you do?) in 2006. I wasn’t…

Poetic Justice

My senior year in high school, in my Literature class, we had a unit on poetry. We had to write a bunch of poems to be turned in, at the end of the unit, in…

Nikko

Nicole, whom some people call Nikki, but whom I call Nikko (because I like calling people stupid names that no one else would ever want to call them), is a person I know. I would…

Piece of Troy

There is a time in all our lives When dogs and turtles, wombats drive To a place where candles make Shadows dance till spirits wake And that is when the Troy arrives. He watches, silent,…