Category Archives for Poetry

I’m just not quite desperate enough to listen to these Audiobooks right now

I listened to an audiobook once long ago, a cassette of some borderline pulp novel that I’d borrowed from the library for a long road trip up the middle of California. Here in Paris, I don’t have a car (most … Continue reading

11. February 2013 by Pam
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Shakespeare, you can send me push notifications any time you want to

Over 20 years ago, there was this sweet, smart, handsome guy I worked with who one day just stopped in front of my desk and started quoting Shakespeare at me. Specifically, that line from Antony and Cleopatra that starts with … Continue reading

07. February 2013 by Pam
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Everything’s big in Boldomatic

Thank gawd for ALL CAPS, right? They really come in handy for sms bickering and comic strips. But they are rather rude. I’ve seen some people use *asterisks* when they want to be emphatic. You kind of have to do … Continue reading

23. November 2012 by Pam
Categories: Artsy, Fun, Poetry | 1 comment

POETRY makes the subway stink less

There are moments, like when you’re waiting for the subway and you’re surrounded by too many grumpy people and breathing in all those special urban odors, when it would be really nice to be able to wave your magic wand … Continue reading

30. October 2012 by Pam
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The Amazing Type-Writer for retro creative fun

Back in the 20th century, I was one of those people who kept paper and pen next to the bed to write down whatever came bubbling out of my brain when I had insomnia. Poems. Grocery lists. Profound revelations. You … Continue reading

27. October 2012 by Pam
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