All Grown Up

I love my new vacuum I love it so It cleans up high And down below. I thought that I did not care a bit About the grime, about the grit. But when I plugged it in and found It got stuff that was [...]

The Dance of Carla

behind the bar she dances the glasses are her mates at customers she glances— but briefly, to flame their waits. “a whisky please,” “white wine here”, “a beer”, “a cube,” “my check” behind the [...]

My sister’s girls

My sister’s girls They’re all there In Colorado’s Crispy air To laugh away the holiday To see what the Other ones will say And what they want And what they don’t And what they will And what they [...]

Well, yeah: now Bowie

David Bowie has cleared the decks.  It is almost as though all other deaths were “regular” and now … his:  A couple of days after his 69th and upon the release of his final [...]

Inside Outside

Here’s the theory:  all the emotions are inside of you, guiding you and writing your story.  They do not really like each other much, but they have to get along.  For example, Joy does not [...]

Revenant re-venir

Good movie to see in the rain.  Go: you’ll see.  Time passes nicely even though it is over 2 hours long. Go, Leo. Oh, man!  Watch the moon as a clock:  give 7 days to a quarter, so it’s half and [...]

Spotlight on Spotlight

Do you suppose I really like to work out?  How could that be?  This week I am doing a pre-Oscar marathon:  mid-day movie then the gym then home.  Almost as soon as the curtain went up, I could [...]

The Big Short

It stands for Big Ripoff in this particular instance of selling short.  One wise guy could see from the numbers (the numbers no one looked at) that the housing market would collapse.   A few [...]

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