“The Interview” I interviewed Brandon Ellrich as we were eating lunch at a nearby cafe. I asked him a question regarding superstitions. Are you superstitious? “Of course not. That’s just silly.” What are you doing? “Eating my lunch.” No, I mean…with the salt. You threw it over your shoulder. “Oh, that’s just something you do.”Continue reading “Superstitious? Not Me!”
Category Archives: Humor
Just Look At Yourself!
Just Look At Yourself! Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years? Mostly in mirrors, I think. Perhaps the occasional window, pool, or other body of water. Mirrors are much clearer, though. I don’t consider myself a photogenic person. I look in the mirror and I think, “Eh…good enough.” Then, I’ll take a selfie and lookContinue reading “Just Look At Yourself!”
Camping With a City Girl
A Harrowing Tale of Survival Camping With a City Girl What was that? I don’t know. There’s something out there. Probably. What is it? I don’t know… A raccoon, maybe. An opossum. (*Howling*) Are those dogs? No, coyotes. Coyotes?! (*Howling continues*) It sounds like a lot of them. They can make it sound like it’sContinue reading “Camping With a City Girl”
A Senryu Historical Moment Twenty twenty-fourWe’ll have the first PresidentThat’s on house arrest Copyright © 2023 Brandon Ellrich This poem was written in response to David’s W3 Prompt #50: Wea’ve Written Weekly on The Skeptic’s Kaddish, so check out his page to read other responses. The option I chose was the Senryu. Thanks for reading!Continue reading “Historical Moment”
Would You Like Chocolate or Cheese on Your Cheerios?
A Breakfast Poem A Breakfast Poem “Would you like chocolate or cheese on your Cheerios?”Asked a server in a serious voice.It seemed like a crazy question;Who would make either choice? “I’ll have milk,” I said with hesitation;My brain was a little foggy.“But put it on the side,” I added;I didn’t want them to get soggy.Continue reading “Would You Like Chocolate or Cheese on Your Cheerios?”
In some cases, it would’ve been better if I had been truly blind Blind Dates Several years ago, I was friends with a Southern Baptist preacher and his wife. This was before I came out. We played cards on the weekends and they were nice enough people, though the preacher was pretty much bipolar. TheyContinue reading “Blind Dates”
A Clump of Hair In My Drain
Signs of aging