Author Archives: gary

About gary

no sock monkeys were harmed in the making of this blog.

I won’t let you leave my love behind

Everybody’s talking at me I don’t hear a word they’re saying Only the echoes of my mind. — the prophet nillson — “IT’S NOT YOUR TURN TO TALK!” The woman is shouting at her phone as she walks in front … Continue reading

Posted in margarine

a swab story

Lookin’ into the face of the goose snow cone — the prophet aimee mann — Once, when Mo was a little girl, her sister Vicki decided she should insert a pussy willow into her nose. In Vicki’s defense, I grew … Continue reading

Posted in margarine

conversation with my fill-in doctor

i didn’tand i don’t know why feel like letting my freak flag flyand i feel like i owe itto someone— the prophet crosby — fill-in doctor: Hello. I’m blah blah, your annoying fill-in doctor. (this may not be an exact … Continue reading

Posted in margarine

sure sign of a clean election

And that was the day Rudolph held a news conference at the Four Seasons in Scottsdale to announce his nose had turned blue. (sung to the tune of Little Drummer Boy) Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer had a very right-wing nose … Continue reading

Posted in margarine

ghost

And that old time feelin’goes sneakin’ down the hall,Like an old gray cat in winter, keepin’ close to the wall.— the prophet guy clark — When I first met Ghost, she was a scrawny stray cat who had figured out … Continue reading

Posted in margarine