He Met: A Swedish Translation Poem

Eight telephones tall, I ran out Knotted oaks painted the lands with glitter I forced her nigh in the jagged oral light, while Rats solve the hotel's mysteries after dark. Low, run-down bars pair the Orient's rings Encompassing names with jeans and Harley-Davidson leather jackets, switch blades and cheap whiskey. Scaring children to sleep.   … Continue reading He Met: A Swedish Translation Poem

Not Crappy Ramen, Egg Nightmares, & Seraphic Wheat Follicles

Days Without Ramen: 0. As you may have read in my previous post, I've eaten half my weight in instant ramen in the last few months.  To quit torturing my kidneys, I've since switched to cooking my own, homemade ramen thanks to my two favorite chefs at japanesecooking101.com.  This was my first attempt at making … Continue reading Not Crappy Ramen, Egg Nightmares, & Seraphic Wheat Follicles

Crappy Ramen Secrets, Okonomiyaki by Stove Light, & A New Poem

If there's one thing you need to know about me, it's that I love Japanese food.  LOVE it.  From sushi to teppanyaki, miso to bento, I loooooove me some Japanese food.  Even the crappy instant ramen noodles.  I'm ashamed to admit how many packages of those I've eaten in the last few months (I'll give you a hint: … Continue reading Crappy Ramen Secrets, Okonomiyaki by Stove Light, & A New Poem

Review of “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory”

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty My rating: 4 of 5 stars The very definition of morbidly funny, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory forces you to look death in the eye in this laugh out loud narrative of a young mortician. … Continue reading Review of “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory”