The Impossible Art of Instagram Poetry

Poetry adapts. It can permeate every medium, play with every medium, turn every medium into its proper form. There is no need for a theoretical underpinning. Poetry can. But poetry can not just “be”. It has to happen, too. All the efforts to put poetry on the street, among the ‘normal people’ hinge on what

Nostalvember

Today I found this: Growl Now that I am lowered into my trench language I become an invocation. I am muscles and tendons, a pressurized blood machine, slowly releasing what was stored between the apostrophes, like a captured animal. I am a cormorant of the apocalypse, a confessing nihilist. Opinions grow on me like frozen

Professor Trompsky #3

Professor Trompsky, welcome. I guess you are a regular on our show now. – Yes you could say that [chuckles] Just  before this interview, you said you had a mediocre ephiphany. Care to elaborate? – Yes. Consider thissimple question. Would you increase your happiness at the cost of another’s happiness? I guess not. – But isn’t

Beauty Flarf

Is Double Cleansing Really Necessary? Norwegian-born supermodel Frida Aasen has a special glow to her skin. I think we can all agree that the first jet lag mask from Summer Friday’s was not disappointing. We’re exposed to hundreds of thousands of bacteria every single day. Most of these 24 makeup mavens are bilingual. Facial hair

“The secret courtesy that courses like ichor
Through the old form of the rude, full-scale joke,
Impossible to tell in writing.” – Robert Pinsky, Impossible to Tell

Observation

What i am is also: world The world that was repelling me Or so i felt The world in which i had no say Not even about moving some of her smallest parts I feel embarrassed. So trivial my thoughts So puny my process. My time. I watch an ant that i don’t smash Walking

How to live

Learn how to live in overtime
After all the things have been felt
Teach yourself the glory of gratitude

Become a bricklayer of moments
In the shade of a towering ideology
The one you followed for a while

Be old enough for your age, and always wear a smile

Objet trouvé: modesty

A great man is always willing to be little. – Ralph Waldo Emerson A modest little person, with much to be modest about. – Winston Churchill I want to stretch out my tentacles to tackle the idea of modesty. Sound the clarions, hoist the flags, this self-proclaimed writer marches in to lecture about a virtue