The Smoking Man

He took a puff of his cigarillo and walked up to the line and took his place He looked to his left at the man who always stood next to him every day and simply nodded he glanced down a caught a glimpse of the great serpent it spat yellow venom. He zipped his trousers,…

George Soros at the Urinal

George Soros at the urinal, ’twas a conference in Berlin. George Soros at the urinal, he was there when I walked in. George Soros at the urinal, how his pee did mass migrate. George Soros at the urinal, the encounter felt like fate. George Soros at the urinal, as two men came through the door.…

A Conversation with a Brit

Brit:   Which side is the right side? Me:    The right side. B:    Yeah. M:   No, the right side is the right side. B:    Yeah, of course I know that, but which side? M:   The right one. B:    Yeah, which is the right one? M:   You just said which one. B:   …

Oh, how few the Righteous are

Oh, how few the Righteous are. Few in number, small in stature, They compare us to those from afar, Not knowing how they face disaster. Oh, how few the Righteous are. Owing not to minimal effort, But instead to a platform most bizarre, And a failure of each endeavor. Oh, how few the Righteous are,…

Mr. Oak

And the leaves fell from the mighty oak And I said to him, “Mr. Oak, why do drop your belongings?”   “Well child,” he replied “They become too heavy to carry”   And I said to him, “Well Mr.Oak, why collect them in the first place?”   He then took his branch and struck me…

The Illiterate Man

What does this say? I asked the illiterate man I did not know that he was illiterate and he did not know what it said   The newspaper read “The Thane has Returned!” Everyone knew But the man did not know for he could not read for he was illiterate   Sir, I cannot read!…