Monthly Archives: May 2014

May 15th, 1913 – Beloved “Monkey Puncher” Erving Felsen Struck Down in Constanta

Vienna, Austria — Erving Felsen, the enthusiastic “Monkey Puncher” who enthralled audiences around the world with his county fair exhibitions, died Monday morning after being kicked in the throat by a “bull monkey” while performing for a crowd of orphans … Continue reading

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That New Rain

I know we’ve been pretty happy With clouds until now But they’ve been discontinued All rain must be be planted In the form of small gray cubes The little old man In his powdered blue coveralls Will place a wet … Continue reading

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The Monster Tour

“You are a monster,” they say to me. It is not a question. It is never a question. Their heads turn slowly Viewing my cave “I know,” I sigh. “I am terrible.” They gaze at me as I tell them … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle

It seems so easy Laying Lying No, laying Back on this pile of dirty laundry Wait, is it lying? Oh, boy I’m not even really trying to figure it out I’m just switching Switching so often that you don’t care … Continue reading

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My Birthday Wish

Howdy, folks! Tomorrow, May 15th, is my 41st birthday. Those of you who know me pretty well can guess what I’m going to ask for this year. It doesn’t even take intimate knowledge. In lieu of gifts, I’d like you … Continue reading

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