On Poetry…

A poem offers nothing But an escape To ponder inquiries the of eternities Like time spent by the lake Though never to be answered It rears its ugly head: Why? Why a lake, why a poem, why a moon, why a sky Or why-OH WHY -must everything die The busy earth by the lake Appears... Continue Reading →



The lady on my TV speaks with excited strain pitch poised perfect pretention just pains my brain behind foundations of youth painted all over her face the rosy red shame conceal years erase grace daft today, she explains mental health awareness holding back disdain so proud and in control she looks up on stage the... Continue Reading →

Letter to the Editor 2.0. (With a new subtitle: This is gonna require a lot of repetition repetition.)

To local blogger Kym Kemp's site: http://kymkemp.com/2017/09/29/lets-stop-punishing-people-in-pain-letter-to-the-editor-urges-drug-reforms/#comments Another friend was found dead last night. We met in 2013 while at rehab; part detox, part 12 step intro/ review, part fart party.  A salacious feeding frenzy, with some sleeping the day away while others read US Weekly (or master-bate furiously to its women's clothing ads). Some reading... Continue Reading →

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor of the Times-Standard, Eureka, CA, in response to an open invitation for communal input concerning Humboldt’s Drug Problem Dearest Humboldt, Let’s stop punishing people in pain. Take the nickel and dime cop game out of the equation and address addiction as the medical issue it is, and the root causes as... Continue Reading →

From Low Pro to Trade Show

We used to buy through a third party for secrecy Now YouTube advertises grow lights suited just for my needs. A climate controlled light deprivation greenhouse houses several dozen strains I went to a trade show this weekend. My first Cannabis trade show. Well, I suppose technically I went to a Cannabis Cup, specifically The... Continue Reading →

“So the opposite of addiction is not sobriety. It is human connection”

Ever wonder why it's so easy/ cozy/ comforting at rehab? It's not the abstinence, thats what kills so many directly after such a period. It's the Connection. I love this man. Johann Hari speaks on the likely cause of addiction, the following article from the Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/johann-hari/the-real-cause-of-addicti_b_6506936.html?ncid=engmodushpmg00000003 It is now one hundred years since... Continue Reading →

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