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Four Typical Post-Product Mistakes

June 08, 2014

MISTAKE: Waiting for resources There’s always a good reason why that next step is elusive. You might be holding out for an investment round…

HDMI 2.0, 4K@60fps, and UHD Content

April 17, 2014

Current display technology, using HDMI 1.4, can only do 4K at 30fps. This has rather limited the adoption of 4K screens since there has been…

Life@FB: Last Day of Bootcamp

May 03, 2013

9am, Facebook Headquarters: Cafe 18. My laptop is open next to a plate of kiwi and mango. It’s Friday and my last day of “bootcamp” at…

Science and Religion

March 14, 2013

How do people come to believe a thing? They can believe a thing because of reason, or take something on faith. The realm of reason is…

How To Handle Recruiter Calls

February 28, 2013

Unsolicited calls from a tech recruiter are one of the banes of existence of a technologist with a LinkedIn and/or GitHub profile that has…

An Overview of the Web

November 22, 2012

Written as a Thanksgiving present for Kate Compton OVERVIEW A device you access the Internet with is a computer. Even if you think of it as…

Oha.na Begins

July 17, 2012

One month ago, we started working on our newest idea, connecting extended families through sharing. We’re now proud to announce the name for…

Third Time’s The Charm!

June 14, 2012

As posted on the Gaston Labs Tumblr: After firing our first idea two months ago, we decided to start exploring an enormous opportunity in…

Four Archetypes Startups Need To Succeed

March 08, 2012

Much has been said about the classic “Hacker + Hustler” dynamic, but I think a lot of the discussion misses the subtly of what both bring to…

21st Century Manufacturing

January 27, 2012

Here’s a bold bet for the century: manufacturing will return to the U.S. The 20th century was largely about realizing the vision of the…

Term Sheet Basics (VIDEO)

January 21, 2012

In this video, I walk folks at Blackbox through my Guide to Stock & Options and the ins and outs of founder stock, options, term sheets, and…

Three Curves

January 13, 2012

An interesting development is occurring in the economics of information transfer. It will spell the end of backup and the end of tape for…

Getting My Feet Wet Again…

January 05, 2012

A funny thing happens to technical founders: as the company you built takes off and a proper Engineering Team develops, you find yourself…

Interview With Browserling

March 19, 2011

David Weekly interviews James Halliday and Peteris Krumins, the CEO and CTO (respectively) of the newly-established Browserling, a browser…

Interview with Jeff Lindsay

February 17, 2011

My interview with Jeff Lindsay, with whom I co-founded SuperHappyDevHouse and the Hacker Dojo.

Interview with Rhett Butler of Mongabay

February 06, 2011

Rhett Butler ofMongabay talks about his upcoming State Department sponsored trip to Indonesia, where he’ll address thousands on the subject…

Interview: Paolo Privitera

February 06, 2011

Interview with Paolo Privitera of DooChoo, talking about innovation and startups in Venice and creating ties and cultural exchange with…

Ulrich’s Road Trip (interview)

February 06, 2011

My (now former) roommate Ulrich describes his epic road trip from California down to the southern tip of Chile in his trusty Jeep, with a…

Interview with Alan Keefer on Testing

February 05, 2011

Alan outlines the three rules of software testing: Rule 0: Write Tests. Rule 1: Test at the highest level that makes sense. Rule 2: Tests…

How PBworks Was A Lean Startup (VIDEO)

September 28, 2009

A talk I gave for Lean Startup Circle at UCSF in 2009. Startups are tough (and fast). You can’t just count on data (use your gut). You’ll…

A Primer on Trademark Registrations

June 16, 2009

Curious about the (TM) and (R) symbols by brand names? Interested in whether your company needs a trademark? I hope to here clarify for you…

You Must Remember

December 21, 2008

you must remember that every action matters that few act deliberately that much is decided by those who wish to decide the world is as small…

Premature Thoughts on Weight Loss

December 12, 2008

I’ve been losing weight for a month and have managed to shed around 12 pounds; I’ve still got a ways to go, but I’ve been happy enough with…

The 10 Levels of Modern Communication

October 19, 2008

My coworker Joël and I were today discussing the different ways we can communicate and how “serious” each was. From lightest-weight / most…

Pandemic Flu

October 10, 2008

The front page of CNN.com has a broker about to throw up, under a large red headline talking about the grim state of the Dow. There’s a…

Great Music (for Brett Durett)

August 29, 2008

David’s Awesome Tunes You May Not Have Heard (for Brett) – “Tabula Rasa” by Arvo Part – “American Boy” by Estelle feat. Kanye West – “Your…

On Beer, Wine, Mead, and Sake

June 30, 2008

Also known as: David’s Guide to Getting Drunk in Style. With eight years of wine tasting experience, I’ve now become the sommelier (wine…

Essence of Life

May 01, 2008

Who am I? Who do I want to be? I want to create, explore, dream to add to the human experience to love and inspire and to give hope. I want…

Thoughts on Architecture

April 06, 2008

written during an april 2008 trip to boston Although my training is principally that of a computer scientist, I have a deep appreciation for…

Mapping the Internet

March 31, 2008

With only about 50% of PBwiki’s traffic coming from North America and with preliminary benchmarks showing 3+ second page load times in Paris…

On Free Speech

March 21, 2008

A post of mine from a recent email thread on why a co-op should continue to host a server with arguably distasteful but legal content: “I do…

David’s Difficult Math Question

March 14, 2008

In honor of pi day (3/14)… If pi has an infinite number of digits in random sequence, then pi must contain all sequences. It is commonly…

Mission Statement

March 13, 2008

Who am I? Who do I want to be? I want to feel pain, sorrow, loss, delight, eat the finest and coarsest cuisines

Beer Tasting Notes

February 20, 2008

On September 22nd, 2007, I got together with several of my friends (Eve Phillips, Jocelyn Joy Berl, Travis Kalanick, Nathan Schmidt, and…

Gluing David Together Again

February 16, 2008

Help. My identity has been spread too thin. While I’ve been surfing the Internet since before the web (archie, gopher, and ytalk were my…

The Simplest Thing (VIDEO)

July 18, 2007

In this talk for STIRR FounderHacks, I emphasize that founders should have their product do the simplest thing possible and let their users…

Why I’m Not Going to Landmark

October 06, 2006

Landmark is a popular and profitable program in the US that claims to teach people how to better master themselves and their perceptions of…

Specism: A Moral Framework

April 15, 2006

Every person and every animal has built in a desire to survive and to better themselves. Upon this self-centric axiom systems such as…

The Echo Chamber

March 18, 2006

Much of the “blogosphere” seems to be an echo chamber, with its own terminology (including the word “blogosphere”), cult leaders…

Please Mock Me

February 27, 2006

I am rather appalled by the continuing aftermath of the publication of a few single-frame cartoon images of Muhammad in a Danish newspaper…

Consumption

October 08, 2005

a very rambling and awfully incoherent saturday writing, done without the benefit of breakfast, or even lunch. I worry, perhaps, that the…

work isnt wolf In a wood will not escape

October 08, 2005

I had a weird experience today chatting with a hacker on ICQ who had taken over my friend’s account. The conversation’s too weird to have…

Server Issues (2005)

October 08, 2005

Some of you may have noticed that david.weekly.org was down last week for several days. Email to me bounced and there was general havoc in…

Bypassing Ad Blocking

October 07, 2005

This article describes modern ad-blocking technique, their effectiveness, and how advertisers are likely to work around them. I’ve had some…

The PS3 & Blu-Ray

October 07, 2005

The PS3 will be significant for Blu-Ray. And vice versa. The PS2 sold very well in Japan when it was released for a simple but amazing…

David’s Two Rules of Business

October 07, 2005

I’m still a business newbie, I’ll admit it. I haven’t made a million dollars yet and I haven’t been on the cover of a magazine in a while…

Why Blade Servers Aren’t Smart

October 07, 2005

This article explains why thin form-factor servers like blades may not be a good idea. You may have heard of the superthin form factor of…

VoIP Colorizing Logger

October 05, 2005

This article describes a system for making useful transcripts of Voice over IP (VoIP) chats. If you already have a VoIP based conferencing…

The Intellectual Property Wage Slave

April 05, 2005

Common programmers may expect to earn at least $60,000/year but it is rare for even superstar programmers to command above $150,00…

‘Pull’ Devices

March 21, 2005

A few days ago, it occured to me that it would be useful if my alarm clock knew to awake me an hour before my first appointment of the day…

On Podcasting

March 21, 2005

A number of friends have asked me of late what my take is on podcasting. It’s certainly a hot new buzzword; but is it really the “next step…

Nobody Makes Good Cell Phones

November 26, 2004

The cell phone market bugs me. It seems to have been taken over by marketers utterly out of touch with the reality of what people are…

Bush Won: Let’s Wake Up

November 04, 2004

So here we are, post-election, and George Bush has won. A lot of people, Bush supporters and otherwise, are dumbfounded by the numbers. The…

Your Blog Is Evidence

October 16, 2004

Your blog can and will be used against you in a court of law. That is the conclusion that I’ve reached today after finding out that our…

Ghana Wrapup

September 15, 2004

So I’m back from Ghana, safe and sound minus a nasty cold I picked up on some continent. (I never get sick!) The camp was a resounding…

Ghana Update V

September 08, 2004

Oh, every day has such ups and downs! It’s hard to compress it all here. Immediately after the last update, I think I gave the talk of my…

Ghana Update IV

September 07, 2004

I just got done teaching the morning session; with two classes a session and two sessions a day, I have to lecture the same material four…

Ghana Update III

September 06, 2004

Busy Internet strikes again. Internet here is 12,000 cedis per hour. The exchange rate is (very roughly) 10,000 cedis per dollar. (It’s…

Ghana Update II

September 05, 2004

I’m at “Busy Internet” in Accra right now. We’ve been calling the people who did and didn’t manage to make the program. It seems that…

I’m In Ghana

September 04, 2004

So I’m writing this from a computer lab in Accra; it’s nicely modern, with about 50 pentium 4-2000 machines, but it’s about 1500ms to…

And Off to Ghana

August 31, 2004

Oh boy. I’m two days away from hopping on a plane to Accra, Ghana to go teach kids about science, technology, and the Internet. Much of our…

Thank You, President Bush.

April 02, 2004

I would like to thank President Bush for his efforts to expand democracy around the world. He’s done a really incredible job, but not in the…

Cavafy: Ithaca

March 18, 2004

The following is the poem “Ithaca” by the famous Greek poet Cavafy, in its translation by Rae Dalven, the original Greek, and also with my…

A Letter To Brian

February 24, 2004

I wrote the following letter to my pastor Brian Emmet at Covenant Ministries, in response to his latest newsletter, which decried permitting…

Peace In The Middle East

December 03, 2003

The middle east is pretty damn annoying. Specifically, the whole Israel / Palestine deal. I mean, it feels like there’s good evidence that…

A Simple Strategy For Spam Control

November 20, 2003

I’ve recently employed a very simple mechanism for spam control. So far, it’s been quite effective and required the installation of NO new…

Why IPv6 Won’t Be Here By 2005

October 27, 2003

This message was posted on October 27, 2003 to a mailing list in response to a post that claimed that IPv6 would be widespread by 2005 due…

Formats

October 14, 2003

For protocols there’s Ethernet, TCP, IP, UDP, AIM (in ICQ, OSCAR, and TOC flavors!), Yahoo! Messenger, MSN Messenger, IRC, SOCKS5, HTTP…

Linux Unicode Support Sucks

October 09, 2003

Unicode is just about the coolest thing since sliced bread. It’s the kind of thing after which you wonder how things possibly worked…

Professionalism

August 31, 2003

I’ve learned a lot in the last two years about what it means to be professional. Here are some of the things I’ve learned; I hope you can…

Over Coffee

July 01, 2003

DISCLAIMER This conversation didn’t happen. I don’t even know a Christine. We sat down in front of Cafe Borrone in the warm night. It had…

Google: A Brain Extension

April 30, 2003

Over the last few days a subtle error on the part of our home’s gateway to the Internet rendered Google inaccessible. I was in agony. I was…

The Peril Of Using ETags In A Cluster

April 24, 2003

Apache administrators: beware ETags if you have more than one webserver! (If you only have one webserver this article will not be useful to…

Philip, 2014

March 11, 2003

Written mid-2002, this is a letter from the future. My name is Philip. The year is 2014. I am a citizen of the United States of America. I’d…

The Perils Of Accidental Rudeness

November 12, 2002

Just now, I did something horribly mean. I ignored a nice person on AIM that was having a delightful chat with me. And *BAM*, I ignored them…

On Leisure

November 09, 2002

Looking at the great inventions and awesome creations of art that humankind has collectively produced, I can’t help but notice a common…

Mirroring Web Content

February 13, 2002

originally posted to the Apache Development mailing list Hello! I apologize if this has been discussed in this fashion many times, but I…

Tribooting Apple’s Titanium Laptop

February 09, 2002

sidestory (how i got my laptop) I recently had the joy of acquiring an Apple Titanium G4 Laptop. This is kind of interesting in and of…

Presumed Backing

February 05, 2002

I find myself dealing sometimes (and indeed am guilty) of a phenomenon that I would like to call “Presumed Backing.” It is neatly summarized…

Adventures In Housing, Take Two

September 05, 2001

So, I just found a new place to move into. Just like last year’s adventure, this spin around was every bit of a madcap little hunt for a…

FTAA, EFF, Skylarov, DMCA

August 18, 2001

_The following letter was sent regarding recent lanugage in the FTAA draft agreement that would require, effectively, all nations in the…

Active Optimism

June 13, 2001

There are, in my view now, two kinds of optimism. There is the pleasantly naive optimism that comes from living a relatively sheltered…

Lack of Updates

June 12, 2001

There have been a definite lack of updates to my website over the last half year (early 2001-mid 2001). Some of you have been asking about…

Die, Record Industry, Die!

April 06, 2001

written for the pho list I think that those of you who have known me and my progression of thoughts throughout this whole insane MP3 thing…

New Models of Economic Reasoning

March 31, 2001

intro This discussion is consequent to a discussion I had two nights ago with my two roomates: Dan and Jay. I’m writing this while a little…

Aphorisms

March 23, 2001

Just for the sheer, unadulterated hell of it, I’ll put some aphorisms of mine here. They may alternately amuse, disgust, or bore you. You…

The Efficiency of Instant Messaging

March 01, 2001

Realtime textual dialog, such as in IRC, ICQ, AIM, or ytalk, is a unique communication form. Allowing for two or more participants to…

My Story (Background circa 2001)

March 01, 2001

the below was how I described myself as of early 2001, fresh out of college. {sound?} I had been on the Internet for some time playing with…

Hired

February 18, 2001

I’m hired. I got a job at Legato Systems today. It’s a big company – a couple of thousand people. It looks like I’ll be one of their…

Secure Audio Path: A Bad Way To Go

February 04, 2001

written for the pho list Well, what net news giveth it taketh away. Apparently Microsoft has gone ahead and incorporated “Secure Audio Path…

SDMI: Aris Wins, World Loses

February 04, 2001

written august 13, 1999 Didn’t the SDMI folks say that SDMI was a general wrapping specification into which many technologies could fit? But…

Gnutella and the State of P2P

February 03, 2001

written for the pho list To be honest, Gnutella is not doing very well. There are about 2300 gnutella hosts on the network accepting…

The Rental Home Efficiency Problem

January 31, 2001

There is a fundamental problem with energy conservation as it relates to homes that are rented from a central organization, such as a…

Rethinking Computer Interfaces

January 31, 2001

The first dot-com boom has come and gone and we now find ourselves in the gritty interim period, where only innovation, cunning, and…

Updates (1999-2001)

January 31, 2001

September 1, 2020: I had a mini-mailing list I started at the end of college and sent out a few life updates. 20 years later, I’ve…

THE LIST

January 25, 2001

I don’t know what pay ranges are like for any of these, so I can’t compare based on salaries yet. xDegrees Pros – really intellectual…

CES Quikie: XBox Preview

January 13, 2001

this quikie written for KoreanZ.com Bill Gates opened the CES show floor on Friday morning with the second keynote of the show. Bill brushed…

CES Quickie: Intel Keynote

January 09, 2001

this quikie written for KoreanZ.com Craig Barrett, the President and CEO of Intel opened CES on Friday night. The show opened in a jubilant…

CES Quickie: MP3 Proliferation

January 09, 2001

this quikie written for KoreanZ.com It was a scant two and a half years ago that the first piece of consumer MP3 hardware was released: a…

CES Quickie: 2001 Roundup

January 09, 2001

this quikie written for KoreanZ.com This year’s CES saw largely incremental improvements of existing technologies, with only a handful of…

Hire Me!

January 03, 2001

posted january 3, 2001 revised january 18, 2001 I’ve been working at home for the last two months on my own projects and doing a little…

Crash – The End of P2P

December 17, 2000

exclusive for Digital Mogul KaFOOM! Wasn’t it so exciting, in 1999, to see online file trading taking off in a massive way? To see Shawn…

Powering The Future Internet

December 17, 2000

exclusive for Digital Mogul with Rafael Queseda note: this article was heavily edited by Rafael Queseda and the editors at Digital Mogul…

Why The Net Is NOT Dead

December 04, 2000

Things are grim financially for dot-coms. Well…duh. You can’t try to make millions of dollars out of thin air, although it’s a pleasantly…

COMDEX Overview

December 03, 2000

for KoreanZ.com This year’s COMDEX/Las Vegas showcased all that is hot with investors right now. While there were many cute and innovative…

Philosophy: The Necessity of Subversion

December 03, 2000

I occasionally undertake mildly subversive activities, like posting documents describing how proprietary protocols are organized, setting up…

Alack For The Trees

December 03, 2000

Trees, how I love you, but I love you not today. The shade you have brought, with your gentle boughs, The comfort I had sought, resting upon…

Unfreezing The Site

December 03, 2000

In the coming days, the now-familiar “frozen” sign should be disappearing from the site. That’s right, I’m back and I’ve got an itching to…

Fun With Companies

November 03, 2000

So, I’m actually not in San Jose right now (despite recently getting housed there) and a lot of you have been writing in to see what I’m…

Adventures In Housing

October 23, 2000

Whoo, boy. I just got housed! I hope to share with you some of the joy of finding a house in Silicon Valley here. =) The short of it is that…

Why I Came Back

October 02, 2000

Well, I’m back. I spent two weeks in New York, two weeks in Italy and France, two months in Sweden, two weeks in Boston, and have now…

The MP3 Book

May 09, 2000

Back in early 2000 I was approached by a publisher to write a book about about MP3 audio technology; I only wrote the first two chapters…

The MP3 Book, Chapter 1

May 09, 2000

< MP3 Book Home Back in early 2000 I was approached by a publisher to write a book about about MP3 audio technology; I only wrote the first…

The MP3 Book: The Author's Story

May 09, 2000

< MP3 Book Home Back in early 2000 I was approached by a publisher to write a book about about MP3 audio technology; I only wrote the first…

The MP3 Book, Table of Contents

May 09, 2000

MP3 Book Home Back in early 2000 I was approached by a publisher to write a book about about MP3 audio technology; I only wrote the first…

Censored.

April 17, 2000

I found out from an anonymous email account that my website is being censored / blocked by the University of Central Florida, i.e., students…

Client as Server: A New Model

April 10, 2000

A new model is emerging from the Internet. It represents the culmination of years of incremental evolution in the structure of the network…

Why XML Will Fail

April 07, 2000

There has been a fair amount of hype surrounding XML, or the eXtensible Markup Language, over the past year and the hype is slowly but…

Why SDMI Will Fail

April 06, 2000

Hounded by open formats like MP3 that encourage free copying of music, record companies have been praying for an escape: a high-quality…

On Collaborative Filtering

April 06, 2000

A recent set of technologies have been devised to help websites learn about their users and take intelligent actions accordingly. These…

The Need For Next-Generation Email

March 17, 2000

Email is, arguably the killer app of the Internet. It was what launched it and still is one of its primary uses. When surveying current…

Sexiest Geek Alive

February 25, 2000

Okay, I’m dying over here. Just for fun a month ago, I saw a posting on a contest for the “Sexiest Geek Alive.” Giggling, I went to their…

Three Days of mIRC

February 20, 2000

While spending a weekend at Hopkins Marine Station, where my girlfriend is studying this quarter (it’s a bit of a drive!), I was introduced…

Turning On a Compaq

February 20, 2000

WARNING: This is a bit of a rant. You may think I am an idiot after reading this. I’ve been playing with computers since I was five. This…

Response To The DVD Injunction

January 22, 2000

Regarding the DVD injunction: I’m pissed off. I understand why they would want it; it makes sense. They don’t want their videos flitting…

My Letter To Clifford Nass

November 10, 1999

Hello Professor Nass. My name is David Weekly. I am the student who approached you after class just now to ask you what would happen if I…

The Multicast User

November 01, 1999

what is multicast? A very sleek, hip, and powerful word. Multicast technology, about a decade old, enables a computer to “broadcast” a…

The Psychology of Online Music

July 29, 1999

A lot of people out there are quite juiced up about online music. MP3.com just IPOed at a market valuation of well over a billion dollars…

Alex Blok: The Original Music Man

July 05, 1999

Two years ago, before the days of the Rio or even Saehan’s MP-Man, a tall, somewhat balding British man came by my dorm room to talk with me…

MP3 Summit Two: 1999

June 17, 1999

So much has changed and so much is the same since last year’s MP3 Summit. The first and most noticeable difference is the sheer quantity of…

On Effective Leadership

June 11, 1999

Successful leaders will have to undergo the change from perceiving themselves as managers to perceiving themselves as facilitators. It was…

An Overview of Digital Audio

March 16, 1999

sponsored by Audio Explosion So you may or may not have heard, but there’s been some buzz in the media concerning digital music. There’s all…

The MP3 Artist

March 05, 1999

sponsored by plug.com As an artist, you may be scratching your head, wondering what the heck is going on with all of this babble about music…

The Invisible Orchestra

January 28, 1999

sponsored by Audio Explosion It was a grand event when Edison first managed to reproduce his own voice by scratching grooves on a wax…

The Stanford Linux Revolt

January 24, 1999

At Stanford, there’s a Technology Career Fair that pops up at least once a year. The idea is that students will hustle down there with their…

Very Solid Audio

December 11, 1998

sponsored by Audio Explosion The Japan-based Kobe Steel has apparently entered into a licensing agreement with NTT (Nippon Telephone…

Thoughts On Efficiency

November 10, 1998

a story for you As Tzu-Gung was traveling through the regions north of the river Han, he saw an old man working in his vegetable garden. He…

Sharing & The Internet

October 09, 1998

The Internet is about sharing. Designed to prevent even nuclear bombs from inhibiting its never ending ebb of data, it is the most…

Diamond Rio Review

August 10, 1998

Wednesday afternoon, I came home to a wonderful sight: a slender, foot-long cardboard rectangle sitting in front of my door, addressed from…

MP3 Summit Report

June 10, 1998

NOTICE This writeup of the conference is highly opinionated. I represent myself only and am in no way affiliated with MP3.COM, even if I…

Poems

January 01, 1997

These are some old poems from high school and early college days (1994-1998) that I only recently (2020) managed to recover, thanks to the…

Feel

January 01, 1997

i feel a little dead lately, like i’m missing the point in a lecture. someone is telling me their life story, but i am not listening. my…

Love and Code

January 01, 1997

love is so much like code a crude analogy perhaps, but to the programmer as to the romancer no greater highs come when all works together…

The Knee Jerk

November 19, 1996

This month, the very fundamentals of the First Amendment are held in question. On February 1, 1996, a revision to the Telecommunications…

Seat 11-C

November 13, 1996

The girl sitting across from me on the flight back to school somehow reminded me of a million things from back home. Her tight, determined…

I Carry

August 13, 1996

Who am I? I, to the outside world, am comprised of the sum of my actions. What is precious to me? The things that I carry inside of me…

My Salutatorian Speech

June 04, 1996

WE’RE DONE! WE’RE ALL DONE WITH HIGH SCHOOL! (Let’s give THANKS!) cheer, and wait for it to quiet down quite a bit But now what? Where to…

Trial By Fire

April 18, 1996

The pungent odor of industrial detergent filled my nostrils as hot plates scorched my palms through thin plastic gloves. I quickly stacked…

bump

January 01, 1996

Wrinkles are good. I like bumps. Coarseness makes things real. Things that are scratchy are realistic; nothing real is smooth. Life is thick…

Another Digit

January 01, 1996

Pushing numbers up one down one. computing thinking pondering the numbers flew by the pencil SCRATCHes against the paper in a flurry one…

Buspeople

January 01, 1996

buspeople superbusy have to stop for a moment on the bus. they cannot cut in line while sitting, cannot increase their wealth, cannot move…

Excursion I

January 01, 1996

people. ohwhysohardtounderstand? thoughtsrunliketangledspoons intheturbulentdishwasheroflife oriswashingdishesallthatiamsupposed…

Excursion II

January 01, 1996

“letsjustbefriends” thewordsofdreadappear arefocused concieved and delivered. (ouch) butthisisdifferentsomehow idontknowitjustseemsatypical…

Feet

January 01, 1996

feet, those strange estranged things on the ends of ones legs i love them many people think that feet are digusting gross things but i love…

Flee

January 01, 1996

“Flee, flee! Run for your lives!” how much we would all like to flee this grim reality, these strange set of experiences in this odd world…

Happy Empty

January 01, 1996

she had a wonderful smile (yes everyone said it was beautiful) and she was always laughing (a smile on our lips) but somehow beneath that…

Silence

March 03, 1995

O, empty page! How in thee is written volumes! O, terrible silence! Thou bespeak’st much! Even th’unwitted speech of fools Does comfort and…

To Aging

January 01, 1995

beautiful aging one i stare at the wrinkles on your hand. nervously you laugh “Isn’t it ugly?” no mother i think to myself it is beautiful…

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