The Onion Life

what if
.
every moment
lasted forever
.
every moment
since before birth
is a layer
a thin skin that
creates a life
.
all still there
glowing
breathing
real
.
time is not
what we think
.
clocks are
a partial truth
barely even
a part of the
time spectrum
.
moments are
here and gone
and here
.
forever
.

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Useful to me, maybe others as well...

The first edition of the grand ol' was called 'New Dictionary of Historical Principles...' and came in ten two-part volumes. You can find most of them with full access here, along with the ability to 'borrow' volumes from a more recent addition.

archive.org/search.php?query=N

For those who like free and don't mind a little slogging, it's a good way to go.

Something about real books, tactile or facsimile, that just feels more authentic, more quotable.

Which

what feels like
making connection
is sometimes
sticking your ass out
for a kicking
.
doesn't matter that
you did or didn't
deserve
humiliation
.
anticipating
the worst
and maybe
or maybe not
getting it
.
still
being as
human
as necessary
.
built that way
evolved in groups
.
attempting
a connection
.
can anybody hear me?
.

ha ha very funny

catch those sacred tears
.
the ones on your cheeks
after your higher power
snatches you
.
once again
.
from the fire
and sets you on your feet
again
.
and once more
you think
maybe there is a god
.
something that exists
something that cares
.
coincidences
are
the Universe's little joke
.
ha ha very funny
saved my ass
again
.

noise

high white noise
simmering past
the veins in my ears
.
a heartbeat
against the pillow
.
I swallow
.
in this emptiness
it sounds like Godzilla
a violence
.
I am a monster
and the only noise
is
me
.
silence has a sound
if you are alive
.
it's how I can tell
.

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The Girl Scouts of Western Washington were offered $100,000 on the condition that the donation "will not be used to support transgender girls".

They sent the money back, held a fundraising campaign, and raised $300,000. #ForEVERYGirl

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Starfish Hokey Pokey

grew up in
the house of hate
raised to expect
blame
the pointed finger
no explanation
.
expecting
rejection
getting it
.
these pathways
dug deep
soft pink brain
with blackened wiring
.
patiently
we learn kindness
generosity
attempt
to join
the human race
.
a toe in the water
one foot in
one foot out
.
curiosity
regrows
like the limb
of a starfish
.
life and death
hokey-pokey
.

Riddle

this blob of stuff
inside my skull
.
it isn’t me;
it’s meat
.
it isn’t me
but it says
it is
.
it doesn’t know
anything else
.
yet when we die
if we are still
in existence
of some kind
.
all those pathways
memories
desires
.
are gone
as if they never were
.
and what is left
of me
.
just ashes
or rotting flesh
with nothing left
to think with
no thoughts
to have
.
so here am I
listening to
a blob of stuff
believing it
.
because
nobody else
can get in
.
who am I
.
really
.

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