Taipei Haiku #72

Mild-mannered soul Gets the mic, becomes legend. KTV is life. I went to a friend's goodbye party last night. It featured KTV (karaoke) I may have got a little carried away. But hey, it keeps me off the street. If anyone in the country wants to go to KTV together, I am totally game. Just … Continue reading Taipei Haiku #72

Britain Gifts ‘Definitely Not Haunted’ Franklin Expedition Ships to Canada, Inuit

Britain has officially gifted the HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, the recently rediscovered ships lost during the Franklin Expedition of 1845, to Canada and the Inuit, stating they were 'definitely not haunted' and there was 'absolutely nothing to worry about.' Said Susan le Jeune d’Allegeershecque, the British High Commissioner to Canada, during the ceremony at … Continue reading Britain Gifts ‘Definitely Not Haunted’ Franklin Expedition Ships to Canada, Inuit

Homely Woman Can’t Get Laid, Does Not Go On Killing Spree

Some context: it appears as though the perpetrator of the recent Toronto van attack was an incel. Believe it or not, women get rejected too, often continuously, and yet... Megan Macdonald, a 21-year old English major attending University of Victoria, has never successfully sealed the deal with a dude, yet has not gone on a … Continue reading Homely Woman Can’t Get Laid, Does Not Go On Killing Spree

Wuthering Heights Haiku

So much sturm and drang Might be sidestepped with our friend, Pharmaceuticals Cathy and Heathcliff certainly could use them. The other characters could possibly be well-served with just the services of a shrink. Nell Dean certainly needs one after years of dealing with everyone's accumulated shit. Whoever decided this book was a goddamned romance and … Continue reading Wuthering Heights Haiku

The Days of Stonild Lark, by Linnaeus Fryer – Part V

Behold, the fifth part! For previous installments, as well as all other Animas stories, click the 'Animas' category tag at the top of the post. Thanks! Sir Stonild never revealed to me the precise reason behind her decision to enter the political arena, particularly at such a young age - nineteen summers, then as now, … Continue reading The Days of Stonild Lark, by Linnaeus Fryer – Part V