Archive for September, 2016

Oh Ya Mister Who Knows Best

It’s just a nickel for every skinned knee. A dime for every skinned nose. For a dollar it’ll snap your femur. Buck fitty get you two ‘o doze. Maybe break your back for a Hunny dollah stack. Or bust your balls in a thousand buck smash.  Whichever scars you choose Experience won’t loose. You’re paying […]

God I Like Talking With You

The lord she spake to me this day. She said Barry look at life this way. She said you’re not here. I’m not here too. Then where does what we are come through? She said it comes to you. Comes to you I knew was true. Who you are comes to you… Thank you, friend. […]

Damn Wisdom Is Expensive!

Ah fool me once At’s not nice. But fool me again and Dammit! Twice! Now I’m a fool who’ll Be fooled thrice. This being fooled thing Can be a slice. A spicy not nice slice of life. Thank you, friend. Barry out.

Though They Never Ever Met Him, They Believed What They Were Told About Satan.

He exorcised a lot. Slammin’ doors in Lucifer’s face. And it didn’t seem to matter what door he shut, Slewfoot enter at another place. He was certain, yes it’s the Devil! Comin’ in everywhar! But why he don’t open the opposing door? ‘N let the Devil go straight through thar… Thank you, friend. Barry out. […]

Gimme That Old Time Attention

Yes, they were junkies. Needed it or else. Need the brass bands and the Whistles and bells. Needed color. Needed fashion. Needed phase locking eyes Needed love, needed passion. Yearned for it. Squirmed for it. Hollow point blank when Sadly spurned for it. But, throw it around Throw it away. Can’t save it up. It […]

With Any Luck At All, You’ll Die A Thousand Deaths.

Goddammit he hated himself. He was such an ass. Maybe shit would straighten out If that bastard passed. He could pass Would pass Should pass ya? Buy how he gonna pass And continue to hah? Maybe pass a little away each day. Slide out slow. Act as though Everyone stayin’ the same. But they ain’t… […]

Scoundrel Be Thy Name

Brother, you know couches. Sofas and Lazy Boys. Brother, you’ve supped more sea than fish. Brother, and big boy toys. You slam. You hollar. Spend mom’s last dollar. Never off the teat. So now you beat Yourself and your lovers Up. Thank you, friend. Barry out.  

There Was Santa, Jesus And The Easter Bunny, Flying Inna UFO.

Please daddy tell me! Are you smart? Are you a good man? Witha good heart? Willya hangaround or Willya depart? Tell me daddy! Daddy please! Make a po’ boy get downa His knees. ‘Nen he does look under an whata he see? Sees dadda isa puppet. Sees a puppet master’s sleeve… Thank you, friend. Barry […]

Fuh Fuh Failure Awaits You

You can’t do this. Yes… you can’t. Try as you may (And you may try) You can’t do it. Wanna know why? ‘Cause you are the bringer. Bringer of you and The you bringing you Doing what he posedta do. Bringer bringing you. Now what is it you can do… Now that you brought you? […]

The Tinker’s Damn

Great grandaddy spoke to him Through genes and genes and genes. Those genes they brought their own message Through memes and memes and memes. Grandaddy spoke loud. Grandaddy spoke clear. Said Barry, like this color and Barry, drink this beer. Grandaddy said boy you man. You me. And all the things I could not be. […]

Anyone Can Direct But Few Directors Do

You mustn’t stay in character all day long. A dozen bloody costume changes, Please stay strong. Memorized the dialogue and the Actor’s faces. Knew every curtain call and All the actor’s places. Now you want to improv. Change up all the lines. Wanna make the actors mad? You wanna hear ’em whine? Change a bloody […]

They Fought For Fighting

It ain’t about a dollar. The old man said. It’s oneupmanship and Parta that’s dead. You can’t turn your back onna Half killed guy ’cause If you do, the dead guy’ll try To take you out when You wanna stay in and Digits onna windpipe let the Hymns begin. For the world to sing A […]

A Fresh Mind In Every Joint

Arr, ooga booga! Ya dang ding dong! Changer ‘ol attitude. Changer of tunes. Lawdy swamp me good naw. Take me on home. Keep me onna hunt naw. Diggin’ up bones. Thank you, friend. Barry out.  

No One Could See But Everyone Smelled That Someone Had Pissed In The Playground

There’s a merry-go-round anda Swing for swingers and the Monkey bar hangers eye the Rope ladder clingers. Care givers think that they know What they see but They don’t ’cause the caregivers Are many times three. Thank you, friend. Barry out.

The Problem Is No Problem

You can’t be wrong. Make no mistakes. Eat ugly cake. At your lies bake. I dine with you. Eata humble stew. That leads into The School of Barry Cam Doon. Ahh, fack it… Thank you, friend. Barry out.

Please ‘O Please Have A Gut

He ain’t been seen since The Billy Jack scene And in between was it Full ahead steam Or some hand cream to Sooth the scream that No one means to Slip between Their leeps. Please be fat, mister Brown. Thank you, friend. Barry out.

‘Cause Then I’d Hafta Killya

Got a big ‘ol rang. Big as a baby fist. An nigga ifya hasta stare at it, You ain’t caught it’s drift… Airs a game an you’re not init. You’s wartchin’ from da side. And if you’s got enough lucky stars, You two games don’t collide. Thank you, friend. Barry out.  

Brother, You Took Another Path.

Before you were something I watched you. I watched you grow and heard your no A million times. You yelled let go! Yanked your hand away so I did and you skinned your knee. You paid for freedom. Retail then some. Today redone. Before you were something I watched you. Thank you, friend. Barry out. […]

Nothing Is As It Appears And Even That Seemed A Little Off

Santa doesn’t wear his suit Every day of the year. Sometimes Santa works like an elf, Other times drunk on beer. Sometimes Santa let’s shit pile up Out in the reindeer barn, Santa has been known to argue with his missus, And drunk he says fuck not darn. Yep, the story of life is a […]

A Little Bitta Life

Oh t’day we gonna do somethin’. Ah git mah arse outa this here chair. And off we go to don’t know where, Cause few folks even care. But ifya hadda go to somewhere, We could step t’ward err each day. We could shuffle ever closer and Never take a trip. We’d always be on our […]

Yes, He Knew The Big Bad Wolf Was Real And Came A Couple Wolves At A Time.

You know you don’t know. You do, don’t you do? Know and don’t you know what you don’t know will Bring you to now know but You’ll know now you don’t know. You don’t know, you don’t! Thank you, Not Knowing. Barry out.

When Contrast Is Low

In the dark dude said I’m a really tall guy and Boy can I run fast! Thena sun came round Lit uppa whole ground Sun found dude bound To a wheelchair. Thank you, friend. Barry out.  

Not What But How To Do It

He didn’t ask. He kept on telling. He said he didn’t ask. He told by yelling. He said I gotta go. He said go then go! He wanted to shake hands. Maybe a man type hug. But all was now forgotten. Under his big ‘ol rug. Thank you, friend. Barry out.

Crazy Can’t Be Outcrazied

Unreasonable was their language. Riddles were how they spoke. To strangers they sounded funny. To them it was code for no joke. Fools would suffer on their own time. Jerks would yank their own chain. Here you couldn’t smoke your tires on ice. Here was a place for unsane. They gain. The same. Mounta pain. […]

My God Persistence

He wouldn’t shut up. Wouldn’t go away. Listened for yes. Couldn’t hear nay. Had a silly plan based on What if you can? and Dispising regret he Lived on the lam Where regret couldn’t find him. Didn’t even look and No one was missing the Time that he took. Thank you, friend. Barry out.

Thirty One Souls On Board The Good ‘Ol Starsheep Bartholimew

Oh you’ve got some splainin’ to do! When you remove your head from your whoo. Until then, keep mumblin’, It’ll ensure you’re humble when It comes your time to talk. Please brusha teet. Thank you, friend. Barry out.

Think And Grow Rich With It’s Secret Hidden In The Title

Thoughts are things. That don’t always work. I think I’ll rake the lawn. Or maybe make a shirk. Maybe she hates me. Why she so critical? What that she say? Said I‘m invisible…? Bitch! Thank you, friend. Barry out.

When This Is Your Dream World

Jesus this place can be a huge shit hole. Where children have to give up hope. And others slide by even some bad guy Sayin’ nope after nope after nope. This ain’t no fifty fifty. This here deck is stacked. But if you play well and often enough, Buddy, got the process cracked. Thank you, […]

Thow Da Chillen!

They don’t know What you know. That the top spins faster On the last throw. Thank you, friend. Barry out.    

Ruh-Ruh-Ruh-Ricochet Habit

Don’t look under your shirt. Don’t look into your shoes. Who’s that wrecking your shit? Sure as hell ain’t you! Is it? Gettin’ creamed on a crosswalk. Tossed off of your boss hog. Fused vertebrae my god. Pally those roads got traps. Who damn trappin’?! Thank you, friend. Barry out.