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There is nothing so worthless as a hole
that any matter seems preferable,
tossed in until the earth is closed, sated,
spaded shut with dirt or shit or the like,
mere quantities, trafficked in disregard
if not contempt, if not loathing – more words;
more matter that does not, more hot horseshit
for the hungry ground, for the green to grow,
for the shifting gifs and clever-ish memes
to chew the edges from – and what remains?

I read once of a famine so severe
people made cakes from meal mixed in with clay.

I consider writing five hundred words,
and only when I don’t, am I content.

The Unarmed Education Mercenary

freelance academic/poet-for-hire/verbal hustler/classless teacher

Majority Rule

The Official Blog of the New Faculty Majority

Nathaniel C. Oliver

freelance academic/poet-for-hire/verbal hustler/classless teacher

Rainshadow Farm

living, learning, resilience


Traces of Italy

A Narcissist Writes Letters, To Himself

A Hopefully Formerly Depressed Human Vows To Practice Self-Approval


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Beautiful Insanity

A heart on fire, fighting with all its might.

Rachel Svendsen

Reading. Writing. Me.

O at the Edges

Musings on poetry, language, perception, numbers, food, and anything else that slips through the cracks.

Wallflower Whimsy

Words from the introverse.

Working Without a Net

Don't look down. You'll be fine.

Music for Deckchairs

"In shadowy, silent distance grew the iceberg too": universities, technology, work and life

Gerry Canavan

the smartest kid on earth

As the Adjunctiverse Turns

cheeky, no respect for academia


some of us are brave

Corey Robin

Author of The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin


Poetry, story and real life.

It's complicated.

Writings on disability, academia, architecture, and everything in between.