What Oversharing Looks Like

I’m drinking the cheapest Coca Cola in the world, while quoting Jesus for your spiritual salvation: “Sober minded”, and worrying that by bid on Amazon isn’t high enough, because the antique McDonald’s flags, are what my customers like best for toilet paper.

To properly undershare:

Necesito escribir en Espanol. Yo se que tu no puedes entender Espanol, solo es que, me gusta mucho como las palabras crecen en mi mente. Son muy belleza, y forman delicioso con mis labios. Lo siento si hay errores con mi escrito, estoy aprendiendo como pensar, y tambien estoy perdiendo mucho de mi lengua Espanol, porque no estoy practicando lo bastante.

“I am a truthful man, and before dying I want to share these poems of my soul. My verses are light green, but also flaming crimson. My verses are like a wounded fawn seeking refuge…with the poor people of this earth, I want to share my fate.” -Jose Marti-

The other day I wrote an article titled: it-was-1600-words-you-can-have-300/, and I still have the other 1300 words in another article. I’m not sure if I’ll share it, not because your incapable of emotionally processing it, but because it took me all that effort, to get to the part that best reflected how I felt in regards to my goals with TATWIP.

Blog as you will, the internet is a social revolution, that is almost 20 years old. Blogging is the underdog. I don’t know you. You are a stranger in the dark. What are you selling yourself on? It tastes like free art to me, and I get to decide if it helps me or hurts me. Is it hurting you, or are you hurting?

Thanks for being willing to question the judgements found in the philosophy of western psychology. Everybody has a kid in their heart, and some of them are laughing.


Is Awesome Just Healthy Insanity?

The correlation between play and production fascinates me.

How in the moment that I reach the focused state of most efficient production, I’m consumed by pleasure.

How the best paid artists in the world, play at work.

How synonymous words remind me of symbiotic relationships, whereas definitions remind me of territory that needs defense.  When I page through a dictionary looking for meaning, the words are flat and seem unhealthy.  It’s like the end of the road to thought is there, whoever wrote the book is in charge, and I’m going to be wrong soon.

On the other hand if I open a thesaurus and browse through the words, it takes me on an adventure of meaning, and who knows where I might end up.  My curiosity is peaked.  I get emotionally involved in the words.  They take on a life of their own.  They don’t shrivel into the cages of preconceived notion, and kill my sense of creativity.

“Work is not the opposite of play, depression is.” –Stuart Brown






A Corked Letter


Dear Carpenter,

While looking at this patio roof, I couldn’t help but realize, that you will be fixing the wood we put up, when it rots.  Thank you for catching it in time, and preserving the piece.

Please keep in mind that the previous artist who built this home had a personality like mine, and that our adaptation to his creation, was a reflection of how he built his home(with art).

If you find yourself doubting our skills and tradecraft, realize it was good enough at the time, and that the location of this letter was determined by the worst spot on the project.  I took it down and did my best to not improve it, when I hid this here.

When you begin to cuss us for our angles and complicated frame-work, please keep in mind that the customer loved that it looked like a spider web, and we cussed our way through a day of figuring out how to put the thing up, because she wanted it that way.

Additionally, if you are wondering why the thing wasn’t painted, well, you can thank the customer for that too.  She was smart enough to invest in cedar wood, and doesn’t like to paint.

Since I am neither a framer, or a roofer, and would rather be learning how to work with rock, I’m sorry if the repairs are difficult.


Benjamin 0

P.S.  Is there a large stone as the first step, at the bottom of the staircase?  Did you use it to find this note?  Cool.  Maybe you should try playing with rocks too.  Sorry about the nails, we have an ongoing love affair with fasteners.  When in doubt overbuild it, and nail the shit out of it, right?


A Note To My Lawyer

Dear Protector of Civil Liberty,

In recent posts the direction of my writing has taken a bigger leap towards inappropriate or otherwise socially unacceptable subjects and content. I hope you see this as promoting art in education, and as a benefit in the future through billable hours in court, if it goes viral.

I do my best to dive into imagination with my wordplay, and at the same time skirt the edges of social acceptance, to teach and learn about the dynamics between creative thought, revolutionary education, and the health of society.

For instance, if you find offense when I yank your skirt down around your ankles and finger paint designs for a potential tattoo in your mind, please forgive my lack of grace, or return the favor out of frustration that I’m not actually finger painting you.

Resistance has a flavor developed from the struggle for justice and humanity, and my hunger for them is satisfied at times, with the pursuit of a juicy questionable statement. An example of this is Eminem rapping,”If I had a million bucks, I’d still be out robbing armored trucks, if I had one wish, I’d ask for a big enough ass, for the whole world to kiss.” If you strip the anti-social flavor of his message away, you’ll find the cadence of his words fit together amazingly, which embraces my joy for poetry.

Taboo is popular while failure is not, and as you can take that to the bank, I’m working on it. My writing has always been notes to you as my legal council, so pick and choose from my blogs to meet the needs in your defense of social change.

Hopefully my journeys into the land of sexual innuendo won’t be seen as a cheap trick, as I learn to bury it in double meanings, so you can embrace the fun in dirty minded thought, without my assistance. At the same time, I’m an advocate for your fantasies including me, so feel free to see my expressions as an opportunity to get horny, as I’m doing my best to help you defend imaginative thought with them, so you can enjoy the court proceedings, and win the case.

It seems to me that the people who break the rules of thought and get away with it; keep their mouths shut, are employed or certified by institutions to do so, or are called eccentric because their bank account is big enough to afford lawyers… breaking the rules is only acceptable if done with permission, or a suitcase of cash.

I believe in a free country, so have a good spring while it lasts. I look forward to not seeing you, because I keep blowing all my cash on internet domains, and food to fuel my writing. Keep on imagining a free world, where people share water, and Notaries are there to give you back rubs as,”The most contagious thing on the planet, is an idea”.


Benjamin 0

Maintenance Man Union Draft #3

2099“Look lady, you’ve stolen the attention of one of my best friends, and because I can’t share as much of him, I thought I’d steal some attention from you with these flowers. Please consider it as a maintenance transfer, as I’m making a foray into your heart, in the hope that it will transfer over to his. Basically I’m beating around your bush with a secret ménage à trois, so I can pretend to not be jealous.”

That’s not quite what I wanted to say. Can you folks help me out with this one? How would this make you feel? Would it bring you laughter and make you want to kiss your man? The first one just said,”I’m sorry for your loss”, because I’d be in town stealing his attention and gave her sympathy flowers for it. Since he doesn’t call me back much, I have to work my angle carefully, because she’s pretty cool and I don’t want to change that.

The second one said, “These flowers are maintenance, so I don’t have to field his woes if you decide he’s not good enough. Give the flowers to his daughters if you’re having doubts. We’re maintenance men, and he isn’t maintaining me, because he’s maintaining you. I’m trying to help you lady, because he makes me feel gay and possessive too.”