kill your guru

welcome to the first church of the final appropriation

my echo, my shadow, and me

I am a sixty-one-year-old white male of English and Irish descent. I have a genetic disposition for acne, baldness and depression. I am taller than average and slender. Clothing rarely fits me well. I was lied to as a child and things were done to me that should never be done to another human being. I kept that a secret

crown royal pain

i got my first crown just one month into the shut-in, shut-down, whatever you call it, the beginning of the time when everything changed, when the before and after split, when nothing changed. i had been dutifully avoiding contact. I meant to say ravishfully. introvert’s wet dream, eh? it was traumatic because (the crown)

was my first, terrified by

Yeah, That's Right, I'm the Yoga Language Police

The following is adapted from a Yoga Studio Instructor’s Guide that I wrote for my hot yoga studio. The heat specific references won’t apply to everyone, obviously, but I hope they are still instructive.

A professional yoga studio should allow instructors a good amount of autonomy in how they teach their classes. However, there are certain unwritten principles

Pumiquat v.2

This is my second self-published book of poems. It includes flarf, appropriations, haiku, invocations, a script and a couple of unclassifiable pieces. It contains everything from Pumiquat.v1 and a lot more. 136 pages.

The book is temporarily unavailable while I switch payment vendors.

Pumiquat Cover