Manic Beatnik Riffing

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Vaporized-Carbon-Stain Blues

Power Outage. Playing with Shadows on the Wall, Windowsill like a Crucifix. I remember ’17’. Nostalgia in the Dark. It WAS that BAD and all we had was each other and what we could do. Power Outage, lit by Candlelight. What seems important? Wondering When I Will Be Whacked, Singin’ Vaporized-Carbon-Stain Blues with my Battery Powered Clock, Cold Coffee,  and Crackers.    

an Uncomfortable Note, circa 1994

an Uncomfortable Note, circa 1994 by ted giffin Let’s settle this like civil neanderthals. Do you drag your women around by the hair? Cro-Magnon, perhaps? Do you wear a hood? Be my executioner. Step up the guillotine, public stoning public lynching, ascending…with my pez dispenser of XANAX. Cliche fiery melancholic artist, clueless, a Rebel without a Clue. I am like a bull. I see RED and I CHARGE! Do you see red? The difference between us? You are a Misanthrope whereas I []

Chased by Demons, circa 1994 by ted giffin

Chased by Demons, circa 1994 by ted giffin Billy Club, Bloody Nose. Jump the Gun. Gold-digger. LIAR THIEF CHEAT! Hypocrisy. (internal voice) Hemlock, Try Hemlock 🙂 Going overboard, I am a dream. What Happened? What did I say? Police Brutality.unethical.bluffing.running from myself. sleepwalking.fantasy.. DECAF, TRY DECAF! extortion hush money. untrustworthy bastard. All is Fair in Love and War. I don’t care, sweet apathy, sweet revenge, eternal sleep R.I.P I am not your punching bag, your martyr. The Crown of Thorns cuts my []

Is It Our Nature?

Humanity is Barbaric. Our Species Doesn’t Dominate the Rest by Accident, by Being Nice. Our Baseline Is Being Monstrous. To say, ‘Oh, the Humanity’ Assumes Being Compassionate, Which We ARE NOT. Conversely We are Rooted in Slaughter, Mayhem, and Chaos. a Low Bar is Set. Peace is the Exception, Not the Rule.