I went to renew my poetic license today, but they said first I need to do an I exam

 

here are some of the great authors that were my companions growing up, sometimes as guides, sometimes as bad influence. They were comforting, exhilirating, inspiring, calming.... a rainbow of the imagination.

 

 

You cant sell news stories that have data and cautious predictions. Where is the panic? Where is the impending doom? C'mon people , give me something to work with here…

    Opinions / Science / Theory of Relative Ignorance  
 

..and as I was a yuppy marketing and advertising executive for the better part
of a decade, I am not really impressed with stories of selling your soul to the devil...

    Art & Culture / Music / Blues / Robert Johnson  

There is no bigger treasure to the human race then the written word. it may not be the most efficient way to express acurate things as math does it so much better, and it is not the most effective way to express feelings as music and art do it so much better, and it is not even the most efficient way to communicate between humans as we have different languages, but there is one thing that the written word can do better then any other medium - stimulte our imagination, create worlds inside our brain, worlds that are ours and our alone, a sentence becomes real and becomes private. not like a movie scene that everyone can see, something private in your head.

I got hooked on books when i was a wee lad, and here are some of the great authors that were my companions growing up, sometimes as guides, sometimes as bad influence. They were comforting, exhilirating, inspiring, calming.... a rainbow of the imagination.

Art & Culture : Literature
   

He was the honorary president of the American humanist society. What he has seen during his service left a mark, a fox hole, a trench, a mortar crater in his soul and the bastard has been trying to do the same to ours.  And usually succeeded .  And we thank him for that."

Hunter s Thompson was a shitty writer. He was. Sorry, but he was. Most of his stuff is almost unreadable, and unless you are really high on something really cheap that you cooked in your bathtub, it is mostly dribble and ramblings.
Other than that small fact, he is without doubt the coolest and one of the most interesting journalists to have ever gonzod western civilization."

I was never a real fan of poetry, which might seem strange for a poet, but i guess that is actually the reason why i started writing poetry myself. i do have half a dozen poets who mange to make the chords of my beings vibrate, giants of wordmanship and vocabulary acrobatics, here are a couple of them, and also a small explenation about my own poetry.

 

Art & Culture : Poetry
   

Parker was a wise-cracking bitter drunk with an extremely opinionated irritating condescending character, who kept explaining to everyone why they were stupid, and why she is even more so. And this is exactly why people loved her."

Ginsberg was the gay voice of an intellectually awakened generation, and he was a symbol of both. He was American as any blue and red blooded patriot and as gay as any fat bearded four eyed jew could ever permit himself to be. The lovely thing is that he seemed to enjoy both on the same level, in the same pride of self recognition that uplifts everyone's spirit