Archive for September, 2017

Haiku Trilogy, Eh?

September 30, 2017

“When your ears or eyes – are impaired, your brain over – works to compensate”

“Hearing loss can cause – faster atrophy of your – brain’s memory cells”

“When your brain recruits – frontal cortex for hearing – there’s less for thinking”

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Haiku Sextet, We’re All Riding In The Clown Car

September 29, 2017

1. “It’s been eight days since – Maria hit; Ricans still – lack food and water”

2. “Trump would rather dis – football players with tweets than – help Puerto Rico”

3. “Badgers, Wolverines – and Keystoners gave us Trump – are they remorseful?”

4. “Hey Trump, get your clown – car government in gear or – more people will die”

5. “Obamacare; we – can’t repeal it; never fear – we’ll just fuck it up”

6. “Trump is unfit for – high office; damage from his – unfitness will grow”

Haiku, Wearable Street Art

September 29, 2017

“Make textiles from – the textures of your city – with a little ink”

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009418750352

Haiku Quintet, Only Shit Trickles Down

September 29, 2017

1. “Trump’s tax plan is the – same old Republican whore – wearing a new dress”

2. “The only cheering – for Trump’s tax cuts is in Board – Rooms and Country Clubs”

3. “Yo, deplorables – Trump’s tax cuts put money in – his pockets, not yours”

4. “So far Trump has failed – to deliver on any – campaign promises”

5. “Making the fat cats – even fatter does not serve – a public purpose”

http://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/27/opinion/a-boondoggle-masquerading-as-tax-reform.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-left-region&region=opinion-c-col-left-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-left-region&_r=0

Haiku Medley, #RacismIsReal

September 27, 2017

1. “In America – racism is built in like – kitchen cabinets”

2. “The Constitution – consigned millions of humans – to chattel bondage”

3. “We must always be – mindful of racism in – our institutions”

4. “The Constitution – said blacks were three fifths of whites – for votes and taxes”

5. “Lurking like cancer – race based slavery hides in – our Constitution”

6. “Inequality – is knit into the fabric – of America”

7. “The reality – of systemic racism – must not be denied”

https://www.thoughtco.com/systemic-racism-3026565

Haiku, Tom Lehrer

September 27, 2017

“Tom Lehrer’s takes on – society are as real – now as they were then”

Song list: 3:11 – I Wanna go back to Dixie 5:39 – MLF Lullaby 7:36 – We will all go together when we go 11:20 – Pollution 13:49 – When you are old and grey 16:21 – I hold your hand in mine 18:08 – Send in the marines 20:33 – The Irish ballad 23:24 – The elements 25:11 – The elements (Aristotle) 26:33 – Smut 29:40 – Hunting song 31:26 – My home town 34:51 – Who’s next? 37:07 – Poisoning pigeons in the park 40:06 – National Brotherhood Week 43:16 – Werner Von Braun 46:03 – So long, mom 49:03 – The Vatican rag

Haiku Trilogy, Help Puerto Rico

September 27, 2017

“Puerto Rico has – always been exploited; the – time to stop is now”

“Trump is too busy – insulting pro athletes to – help Puerto Rico”

“Each Trump tweet and speech – is like a toddler having – a diaper blowout”

https://www.change.org/p/defense-secretary-james-mattis-send-navy-hospital-ship-usns-comfort-to-puerto-rico-to-aid-fellow-americans/nftexp/ex5/v4/28264791?recruiter=28264791&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=autopublish&utm_term=147427&utm_content=ex5%3Av4

Comfort Food

September 26, 2017

Cibo confortevole dalla cucina e dal giardino di Janna Louisa

Unscientific poll: Pasta is the number one comfort food on the planet

Haiku Quartet, The Blithering Dotard

September 25, 2017

1. “Hey Trump! Shut down your – Twitter account and jam a – rag in your pie hole.”

2. Trump wants to make the – earth look like what’s left after – you grill with charcoal”

3. “Cheeto and Rocket – man are dragging us to the – cliff; they must jump first”

4. “Threats and tweets are a – bad way to govern; ‘Hey Trump! – just shut the fuck up'”

http://www.38north.org/author/joseph-dethomas/

The setlist from last Saturday’s (9-23-2017) Wilco show in Kansas City

September 25, 2017

https://www.setlist.fm/setlist/wilco/2017/arvest-bank-theatre-at-the-midland-kansas-city-mo-23e278bf.html