The self is as impossible as money, as impossible as spider eyes of enamel, as likely as someone else’s dream. © Thad Fowler. All rights reserved.
Note: The alphabet rhymes posted here are NOT intended for children. Check out A–H here and I–Q here. R is for Rose, who imagined a scene of sumo wrestlers facing opponents most lean. S is for Sal, who had a great passion for driving new patterns right out of fashion. T is for Terry, who […]
Note: The alphabet rhymes posted here are NOT intended for children. Check out A–H here. I is for Iggy, who stepped in some muck but figured out how to spin it as luck. J is for Janice, who entered the room and found a tall man wearing only a plume. K is for […]
Note: The alphabet rhymes posted here are NOT intended for children. A is for Alpert, who got lost in his house but found in his head a most charming mouse. B is for Betsy, who caught in the wind the scent of orange blossoms mixed in with sin. C is for Chuck, […]
It’s tomorrow. Today was yesterday, and the day before prehistory—a time about which our knowledge is based on partially decoded graffiti, elephant footprints, and a smooth curve of desire. © Thad Fowler. All rights reserved.
When your best self lapses, use the cruelties you commit as a reminder of who you could become: a big purple giant. Hold a vigil for the new age of hanky-panky we’re awaiting, for if you don’t we’ll find ourselves in an age of the hokey-pokey instead. (Live in parentheses for a while) and then […]
It’s safe to say that the following online translations do not capture the intended meaning of their foreign language originals. So much the better, I think. Between cooking sewing, I want the feed from Monday. Boil over a long period of time, past many times, I lay. Flimsy reasons and their friends, alone, going pink […]
Head in the garbage A thought like wind My favorite raccoon has struck again Chicken bones placed in ritual Who knew you could do that to a pickle? May your secrets find me one day, you stripe-tailed prowler © Thad Fowler. All rights reserved.