Saturday, July 11, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Full-Time Poet Edition

1. talking poetry with poets
2. or any kind of writing with any kind of writer, actually
3. having some poems arrive again
4. that feeling when my mind is constantly somewhere else*
5. line breaks

*that's poems, my friends. They just take over. It's great while it lasts

Friday, July 10, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Cool July Mornings Edition

1. waking up just a little chilly
2. having a solid night's sleep
3. dew
4. those couple of hours before everything starts boiling again
5. when "chilly" means "around 70" and not "around 30"

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Late to the Movies Edition

1. finally getting to see Mad Max: Fury Road*
2. the existence of an action film which does not include a single helpless female character**
3. flaming guitars
4. those boingy stick things with dudes riding them
5. curly fries

*sometimes we wait for something to come to the cinema pub. Sometimes we regret that we waited.
**unless you count the unwashed masses, but those aren't "characters" so much as "extras" in this sense

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, SAY IT! Edition

1. dim mornings
2. crossing things off the to-do list
3. after a healthy, relaxed breakfast
4. anticipation
5. how I really wanted to write that like this:

4. antici...
5. pation

but didn't know what percentage of my 3 readers would get the joke*

*or would think I stole it. Which I did. But referentially, not in a plagiaristic sort of way

Monday, July 6, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Random Monday Edition

1. having groceries in the house
2. going for a quick run
3. or a slow one
4. finding honeybees when I'm out for a walk
5. reading

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Still the Weekend Edition

1. going for a long swim
2. reading some poems
3. writing a poem, maybe?
4. getting laundry done*
5. being ready for the world cup final tonight

*doing laundry might seem like it sucks, but getting arrested for going grocery shopping naked because you have run out of clothes sucks even more**