Featured Performance Poem Blog

There’s a lot of slam and performance poems popping up all over the internet. The lead purveyor of performance poets has been Button Poetry for the past several years, and had contributed to the overall demand of performance poems (full disclosure: I have a poem up on Button). Recently, new channels have sprung up, such…

Status Update 1

In which I chronicle the newsfeed from Facebook. Taken from the first few lines of the first ten status updates in the newsfeed of Facebook. Some of these have been altered slightly to maintain user anonymity. 8/14/2017 12:41am People equating Black Lives Matter to Nazis is beyond ridiculous. Custom Business Cards — 100% satisfaction guarantee….

List of Lasts.

List of Lasts. When you fall in love there will be a lot of lasts. The last time you do this the last time you do that. There will be the last time you leave your socks in the middle of the floor. for instance. or, the last time you neglect to remove the toothpaste…

Parachute Poetry Project

Submit! I am producing a unique “journal,” and I am looking for your writing. I am looking for around 50 or more small poems, microfiction, nanofiction, vignettes, haikus, and so forth, no longer than 150 words. This is not a strict limitation, and you may exceed this number of words. Why so short? Because, if…

Welcome to the Family: a narrative analysis of the Ikea showroom floor.

For many people, the idea of going to Ikea can be exhilarating and daunting. Strolling amongst the prearranged furniture, one experiences a small thrill as they imagine their own living rooms or bedrooms arranged as tidy and efficiently as the dioramas on the showroom floor.  The well-organized displays provides a brief respite from the realities…

You f*cking hipster!

  You F*cking Hipster a rhetorical analysis of the strategies used to ridicule and deligitimize the hipster subculture. I didn’t choose to be a hipster.  I grew a mustache out one day, because it was the only facial hair that I could adequately grow that didn’t resemble pubic hair (my desire to grow facial hair…

Welcome to GrayPoetry

Thank you for visiting! Technology scares me. Here I am though, because my fear of artistic failure outweighs my fear of technology. I intend to use this site as a center for my writing endeavors, where you, my cherished readers, will be able to view my writing, projects, and browse merchandise.  All writing is open…