Saturday, July 19, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Even More Poets Edition

1. getting to meet one of my seriously formative poetic influences
2. getting to see another seriously formative poetic influence whom I haven't managed to see in far too long
3. hanging out with poets for a bit
4. getting to hang out with very cool non-poets afterward
5. swimming? Maybe there will be swimming

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Manuscript Edition

1. arranging a manuscript
2. re-arranging a manuscript
3. having pieces of paper strewn randomly across various pieces of furniture because I don't have access to the giant dining room table right now
4. binder clips
5. sticky notes

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Distracted Edition

1. being so distracted by things like Chapbook Thunderdome that I forget to post a FTTDS list
2. thunderstorms
3. not having to water the plants today
4. getting all creative and whatnot
5. ooh! Shiny thing!

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Poet Thunderdome Edition

1. the entire concept of a poet Thunderdome
2. poets who fashion fighting outfits from duct tape and what appear to be disposable bowls*
3. the number of fellow Thunderdome poets who are sending me friend requests on FB today
4. brackets for gambling purposes
5. maybe being able to keep that Tina Turner song out of my head

*two of them. Figure it out.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Five Things That Don't Suck, Fighting Robot Suits Edition

1. the fact that my FRS is way better than Jed's FRS
2. arms made from that flexible duct stuff they use for dryer vents
3. robot voices
4. The Flight of the Conchords' song "The Humans Are Dead"
5. two hits: my FRS hitting Jed's FRS, and Jed's FRS hitting the floor

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Summer Sunday Edition*

1. potato salad
2. iced coffee
3. frozen novelties
4. sangria
5. shandies

*Note: this does not reflect a balanced diet and should not be confused with my actual food/drink intake today (well, except the iced coffee. And probably the sangria later). Don't try this at home, kids.