Spring is like a Borderline Girlfriend

Nathan Le Master April 7, 2017 Spring is like a borderline girlfriend One day nice and pleasant The next cold and aloof Buds bursting with sexual innuendo She’s wearing a loose dress Leafy green lavender and pink Encircled by a noxious yellow aura She slaps you across the face Makes your vision blurry Makes snot run all over Your sleeves are disgusting You made me do this Fuck … Continue reading Spring is like a Borderline Girlfriend

Summer Sheep Baa Nah: An Ode to NYC Summertime

Summer Sheep Baa Nah New York summer heat, The heat that hugs you With wool blankets Even when you said you’ve had enough. But I’m not cold, you say. The summer’s sheep baa nah. Their wooly exteriors need shearing. Will you be the one that deprives them of this pleasure? One of the few summer sheep pleasures. Do it for these burdened made-up sheep. Sheep … Continue reading Summer Sheep Baa Nah: An Ode to NYC Summertime

How to Get Angry a Lot

How to Get Angry a Lot Forget that you might ever had done anything wrong yourself. Take things personally: that computer broke down to be mean. Constantly compare your existence with that of the happiest, most fortunate people you know. Expect that there cannot ever be traffic, and that household keys simply can’t go missing. Build up isolated frustrations into giant interconnected narratives of persecution. … Continue reading How to Get Angry a Lot

Malaise: A Poem Written on the M Train

Malaise. How do I communicate this familiar, yet foreign-sounding word. A hurricane of liquid feces? A tromp through a briar thicket? The crystallized moment when a falling guillotine blade pierces skin, that surge of sharp pain, steel against flesh, stretched out in time, the constellations of thoughts and sensations felt ad eternum? No, too sensual, too physical, too theatrical. Malaise is more like a chronic slowing-down. Every … Continue reading Malaise: A Poem Written on the M Train