Month: July 2006

The Interview

It’s a nice morning here in LA. And I had a nice flight out yesterday. I was quite surprised, taking off from Willard Airport, to realize just how flat Central Illinois really is. Of course, I knew it was flat; I’ve lived there all my life. But I never had the privilege of seeing so […]

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The Smog

We headed down to the record store,somewhere in the Hollywood Hills.We found a parking garage and wound our way up.At the top, I had to be the tourist—taking advantage of the height for a photo.I was shocked, looking through the lensat the trees in the distance, or between them,when the outlines of buildings became apparent,peaking […]

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The Fog

We sat, we staredthe skyline smiled back at usbut the long bright day drew its curtainsas a mist crept into the air andleft the shapes, the sizes of things fuzzy to us Much like the other day, when I wonderedwhether I’d already gone to the bankor maybe it was the post office

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Art Show

this month’s featured art at espresso is all work done by employees of the cafe. I’ve decided to put up a couple of photos I took, along with poems related to the pictures. enjoy here and here. Happy Fourth of July! I’m going to eat charred animal flesh as a way of celebrating the deaths […]

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