Category Archives: Salted Lists

Number Two Of Five Lists | My Most Embarrassing Memories Ever

“A list poem is one of the easiest kinds of poems to write because it doesn’t require either rhythm or rhyme. But that doesn’t mean you should write down anything helter skelter. Here’s a list of elements that makes a … Continue reading

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The First Of Five Lists | My Favourite Twenty-Five Movies Because Ten Would Be Stupid And Thirty Would Be Fucking Annoying

“And if I show you my dark side, will you still hold me… tonight? And if I open my heart to you, and show you my weak side, what would you do?” “The Final Cut”, Roger Waters (1983) “A list … Continue reading

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My Memory Is So Good I Know With Absolute Certainty What I Had For Dinner On June 4th, 1996 And It Was Delicious

“Memory is… one of a suite of higher or ‘executive’ brain functions hobbled by depression.” “Memory Loss and the Brain”, Daniel Pendick (1991) . “The problem is that eyewitness acounts, while more convincing than hearsay accounts, are not always reliable. … Continue reading

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Ten Things I Did Last Year, Eight Things I’ve Stopped Doing This Year, Three Revelations And A Ten-Year Old Holding A Gun

The reason I write / is to make something / as beautiful as you are. / When I’m with you / I want to be the kind of hero / I wanted to be / when I was seven years … Continue reading

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