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Benevolent brute, and rightly so. Jesse

Steam Heat by Jesse
I sat in an office today, listening to a man tell me about steam heat. About the house he's lived in, probably for as lo...
November 23, 2016
 
by Jesse
Dearest Mother, The rancor of morning has yet again roused me too early from my would-be grave, and if you were in poss...
May 30, 2015
 
Charlie's Bedroom (2) by Jesse
Charlie’s Bedroom (1) was written by Ray, but no longer exists on this website. So, who knows what...
January 21, 2015
 
On Talent and the Savior Concept by Jesse
I don't think I know what you mean I haven't said a thing I mean to me Well that's where we differ. I don't want t...
January 21, 2015
 
Et Tu, Booté? *Recovered* by Jesse
I was looking into your eyes the other night across crayon sketches and empty saucers while my peripherals filled with...
January 21, 2015
 
Previously Untitled *Recovered* by Jesse
Single flower Single drop of water We're all animals on the inside and it's a good chance we'll all be naked ...
January 21, 2015
 
Spilling Grains *recovered* by Jesse
I believe this one was my attempt at fulfilling one of my own Pompillation *Recovered* by Jesse
Pompillation by Jesse -- Here's a couple from out the shards, as foretold. Love Song for Sea Buoy -or- Fog ...
January 21, 2015
 
No Bucket to Speak Of and No Coins *Recovered* by Jesse
I found out my age at the waterline well water sash round mortal mortar calm surface staring rushing up vapors ...
January 21, 2015
 
CHALLENNNGE *Recovered, still valid* by Jesse
The Challenge below was recovered after the crash... but the sentiment that spurred it is alive and well, a la Crash. ...
January 21, 2015
 
A Story for the Road *Recovered* by Jesse
When it sings I see yellow like sandy bricks in Nile sun when breath blows a winter shade down toppling blue sk...
January 21, 2015
 
A Cello, Reposed *RECOVERED* by Jesse
I think I thought we were something special when she showed me that she threw out the carpet when she changed the ...
January 21, 2015
 
Turf by Jesse
My busstop, when I was young, was the stop sign at the nearer end of my road. Truly, the stop was more dominated by the ...
September 02, 2010
 
Should've Known What They Can't Unknow Now by Jesse
Windows burning brightly a million yards are one and his face is streaked in reckless shadow. streams of unwound futu...
August 19, 2010
 
Action Aware Always Ever-After by Jesse
Blazing slowness. Tremors. Unbidden. Rebellious muscle. Lengthened tendon. Flame-licked wind-pipe and stinging sweat ...
August 19, 2010
 
Thirst by Jesse
Imagine if you will, a glass of water as if you were very young so that that glass and that water were new, keen thin...
March 24, 2009
 
This is Madness by Jesse
Have you ever felt Nothing?
I mean really waking up and reaching out
and feeling nothing there between your
fing...
March 24, 2009
 
Prost, Fieldmouse! by Jesse
Oh, my brother, Bob I could play that big guitar in our mariachi band What's it called again Well I Think that woul...
December 06, 2008
 
by Jesse
It's been a long time since I posted, and this surely will not make up for the absence, but it was just wierd enough to ...
November 13, 2008
 
Hatin' on the Mundailies by Jesse
Well, Hate Week. I haven't missed you after all. However, I'm pretty fricken tired, cause it's the middle of the night a...
August 12, 2008
 
Cornered by Nothing at All by Jesse
There's an empty corner in my livingroom. Really it's filled with clutter right now, but when I finally put that stuff a...
August 10, 2008
 
Now you can rent all your demons for free. by Jesse
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April 09, 2008
 
No night left right yet I'm still up down by Jesse
Such a pity that at night I lie and there's no one there to see if I sleep and make sleep sounds sweet or lie awa...
March 29, 2008
 
Cheese by Jesse
This started as just a comment on Ray's post about his trip to the supermarket...
January 18, 2008
 
A Return to Wonder by Jesse
The phone rings, and I say Hello? And they say Hello. And I say Hello. Oh, can you hear me? Of course I can, I say. I'm ...
December 13, 2007
 
Suspended by Jesse
I’ve had it since I was born. Carried it all my life, drawing on it when I need it, but time blurs all things – memory, ...
December 13, 2007
 
Mid-Afternoon by Jesse
I wake up in the morning, and I take a pill. I wretch. I don't know why. It's so little. It takes ten minutes and my sto...
November 06, 2007
 
Softness by Jesse
She had a voice like honey and eyes like amber fire and she served her breakfast at Chick-Fil-A. One smiled wi...
August 13, 2007
 
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August 07, 2007
 
by Jesse
I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than win a phlebotomist lottery. Hilarious. My soul is roused to bois...
May 24, 2007
 
by Jesse
Hello, All. The job I have right now is through a small temp agency. It's a woman-owned business...says so right on thei...
May 10, 2007
 
Some Thought by Jesse
My life kinda feels like a trainride. Everywhere I go, I feel a little cramped, and the people I meet - well, you talk, ...
March 11, 2007
 
inherent age in heritage by Jesse
Father is a man with calloused hands practiced and precise whose pen can ink the artists lines whose beauty he deni...
December 31, 2006
 
What else is new by Jesse
Now that I'm home, I'm going to have to try and stay busy. I haven't done a very good job of it so far, but it does feel...
December 31, 2006
 
Piercing the Veil by Jesse
I went to see a doctor today. I'm pretty sure I'm depressed, and that I have been for a very long time, some ways. It's ...
December 30, 2006
 
Can't help but wonder by Jesse
I wonder things. I wonder about the day, about politics and society, about life and what I'm supposed to do with it... S...
December 05, 2006
 
six-word by Jesse
Reluctantly we danced, gangly arms outstretched. Crumpled wrappers strewn, still no satisfaction. Bubble y...
November 06, 2006
 
Gale City Grind by Jesse
Wordless, breathless feeling restless a hunger rises in my throat I'm out the door before I know whipping coatta...
October 17, 2006
 
by Jesse
Hello, Fellows. It has been a shamefully long time since my last update or post. By some grace, I'm back again, alth...
September 25, 2006
 
Fifty-Fives by Jesse
Preface: Hello, Strangelanders. I was reminded of an exercise ...
May 12, 2006
 
The Nature of Dusk by Jesse
On the edge of a hundred babbling brooks as on the tips of tongues the world leaves a sensitivity of feeling as of so...
May 12, 2006
 
What Remains by Jesse
Somewhere, on a lonely street, a perfect line of elms keep the company of a roadway whose intent is long forgotten. It i...
April 07, 2006
 
2 Heart Beats pt. 16 by Jesse
Motherfucker. I reach for my gun, but it's not there, and the quickness of my motion is instantly nauseating. There's...
January 18, 2006
 
Fate Our Tragic Harbor by Jesse
Night shadow has consumed the land The world's torch lies cold and broken Humanity stood but couldn't stand before a ...
January 18, 2006
 
My Part for the Cause by Jesse
Hate Week! Baby, this is my time to shine! I, for one, believe there's not enough hate in the world. Well really it's ju...
January 08, 2006
 
I misagreement yo josh/ by Jesse
Allow me to promulgate (convenient Joshable link) ...
January 03, 2006
 
by Jesse
Wow, 2006. Nine months from now, I'll be reborn as a 24 year old, working class citizen. Fancy that. I wonder what other...
January 01, 2006
 
waszis? by Jesse
Well, that last post of mine got pretty well...
December 25, 2005
 
by Jesse
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December 25, 2005
 
How's it? by Jesse
It's finals time at UT... which sucks, cause I was done thinking about this crap about two weeks ago and yet effort is s...
December 15, 2005
 
Hitherto, the Unknown by Jesse
Lord, I miss your wily antics. Your willful, sad repose and indomitable hatred of man - well, it really ticks me off ...
December 14, 2005
 
by Jesse
Dream is the method by which we have resolved to reconcile this we urge to be truth with that which, by any means, must ...
December 10, 2005
 
(2) by Jesse
Let's back up a bit. It was a crisp, dry day in December. I was home from college for the holidays and bored off my a...
November 17, 2005
 
Hide Me Open by Jesse
The smooth, cool glass had fogged over and become spotted with his fingerprints. He stared down into his hand in contemp...
November 14, 2005
 
A Story on Cue by Jesse
Donny was a mouse of nominal stature, but all the other mice in the neighborhood new him as Big Donny... Big Donny woo...
November 14, 2005
 
Intro(1) by Jesse
Now you see in movies, all the time, about mutation bestowing an enormous power and responsibility, and it always seem t...
November 14, 2005
 
Human Prophage by Jesse
Oh kindred sinner born to breathe take this world’s torment fill thine chaos cup and drink of savory natures sours ...
November 14, 2005
 
Aphorism by Jesse
A man who takes and never gives, sics censure on the life he lives. A man who gives and ne'er does take, lives in drea...
November 14, 2005
 
Old Argument by Jesse
knightly winged warrior behooved and moved to rebel sees the son his saving graces and sins most meant for hell ...
November 08, 2005
 
Mother's Milk by Jesse
In 2185, things had gotten out of hand. The latest and thus far most outrageous boom generation had just come of age in ...
October 29, 2005
 
Love Song by Jesse
The day is long as I am it stretches pulses fade as it was against you laid It's hard without you here I take streng...
October 18, 2005
 
What a Day Today Is by Jesse
I was smiling lightly and stepping briskly, making my way out of the computer lab to eventually make my way toward my bu...
October 13, 2005
 
Probably Misplaced by Jesse
I'm thinking of getting a tattoo. I'm thinking of getting a tattoo of a guy with a sweet face, dressed in engineering ca...
October 11, 2005