California—Of all the men, you’ve broken my heart the worst. When I was eight, the coolest Trapper Keeper covers were photos of you. Everyone talks like you these days. California—you look more and more like Vancouver on TV, Netflix. You speak Spanish with a thick Asian accent. You ruined my attention span. California—I am sorry; … Read moreCalifornia
…ever since I learned Auden wanted “Sigfried’s Death March” played at his funeral, I’ve been obsessed with what I might INSIST be played at MY funeral. My answer has changed over the years. I have always been true, of course—which is why tonight I realized it had already changed. Back.
Billy Corgan is actually the Little Prince; his lyrics are sad & gloomy because he’ll never make it back to his planet indeed.
…ALL Billy’s GOOD lyrics were written by Rilke. So—time machine, or trapped poet-head-in-a-jar ala Futurama?
…the Doll I choose is the whole/healer copy of the harlequin. I’n writing my next poem with him…
…is legit nightmare geometry creepy. I feel duty bound that if it comes to life I must help kill it. It is a naagloshii after all.
…& obv NOT the keychain I got. Because I AM eagle-face-little-prince-helmet, you see
…but there is STILL half a generation of people who are only truly deeply at peace imagining they could escape in the rocket from the video for “Rocket”. “Today” & “Fade Into You” were secret revolutions on MTV once upon a Brian