birmingham hummingbird - (alabaman breeze): night-flyer. The reeve of the ruff is a pond wader. sky/w/riter. John Gordon (1890-1974): editor-in-chief of the Sunday Express, 1928-1952. 'As a junior reporter he took carrier pigeons to football games to ensure the results were reported quickly. (Gordon) introduced the first crossword puzzles and features on … Continue reading Pond Wader.
pulling the compilation tape, that she had lovingly made, from the dashboard of his fiesta, he wished he’d never even met her. he sent it streaming out the window. how he hoped he could forget her. this tape contained the kind of music that he’d really tried to love, or even like. but found … Continue reading it’s complicated.
i'll wear your clothes to protect me, to feel like you do. humming vaguely in the bathroom, i will pause at the glass, hexed. exchanging a borrowed view. we really should get going soon.
aired on the evening, his words are battle scarred and breathless, barely heard. but the floor, i note, begins to shadow.
Old Vinyl & UFO Kids was recorded at home on a TEAC 2550 1/4" four track machine over the easter of 2004. cassettes' first album is fifteen years old this month. It was the result of a particularly purple patch of writing & though I only play it once a year, still delights. Sometimes (& … Continue reading Old Vinyl & UFO Kids
They sat around in the low light and the blue smoke of the room and after a while he picked up a guitar and started to strum some rudimentary chords, plucking triads and tripping harmonics and, believing he was, of a sudden, some rough blues man, he began to throw in some hems, some hums, … Continue reading Some hems, some hums, some uh-huhs.