An archive of the stuff I post to Twitter and Facebook (links only).
“Yinz” is Pittsburghese. Around here it’s “you’ns” (close to one and a half syllables). Can also be pluralized: “younses” (cf. “all y’all”).
If Every State Had an Official Word, What Would It Be? (Illinois Gets Grabowski.)
Three propeller planes in half an hour, noisy as airborne lawnmowers. It’s peak haiku time, but I could disappear… https://t.co/IOrPDOBCKg
“There are no restrictions on the length of text you can submit. You can submit something as short as a single poem, story or essay, or something as long as a novel or full-length poetry manuscript. What’s most important is that the length of the text corresponds with the form of the object you see it being published as.”
This is one of the most delightful calls for submission I’ve ever seen.
Open Container – Container
Neil Gorsuch: the Ted Cruz of the supreme court.
Why Rumors of a Gorsuch–Kagan Clash at the Supreme Court Are Such a Bombshell
“As you will note, this lone act of rogue content creation has now given me an item for this week’s column. In business terms, I have vertically integrated, and now control my own supply line of facetious bullshit, about which some more facetious bullshit can be written in due course. It is, quite simply, the dream. In five years’ time I will have taken this column completely off the standard news grid, growing all its own content, and running a China-level trade surplus with fringe lunacy outlets like Infowars and the Daily Express.”
Who started the ‘Melania Trump body double’ conspiracy theory? Look no further
Now that the walnut trees are bare I can see the aspens down along the boggy end of the meadow—leaves so quick to… https://t.co/0pqsZyHeDN
For all the poets who have asked me how you can get your poems made into films: the NY-based Visible Poetry Project is once again producing a film a day for National Poetry Month, and they’re open for submissions.
Two patches of sunlight side-by-side on the myrtle: one direct from the sun that glistens, one reflected from a… https://t.co/rk0leyEA3T
It’s great that so many people are awake to the perils of anthropogenic climate change, but sadly that’s not quite the biggest ecological crisis we face. Biodiversity loss remains even more serious.
Warning of ‘ecological Armageddon’ after dramatic plunge in insect numbers