Thursday, July 27, 2006

Building Blocks

Building blocks have been stacked to make metropolises through my head. The three-year-old that constructed my headspace city was awfully smart, because I can't seem to wander to the other side and find my ideas. I'm kind of lost and there are no city buses or trains or taxis. I have no way out except to keep walking straight, and maybe, just maybe, an earthquake will come along and knock my imaginary city down. Or I'll reach the other side. Anyways, the point is, I've hit a writer's block, again, and there will hopefully be more posts next week.

Sunday, July 02, 2006

Snot, Mucus, Mucus Membranes, Brains?

Uhh, allergy season has come to kill me. All the pollen is floating about, people are mowing their dead lawns, and my hay fever and allergies are acting up. Poor S.H. He saw the worst part of me yesterday when it started at the Hal Ketchem concert. I had to blow my nose every five minutes (Warning: this is not an exaggeration). Well, I woke up this morning and felt like my head weighed five pounds more than it usually does. I debated calling in sick, but I'm really not that kind of person. So I toughed it out at work, again, blowing my nose every five minutes.
And afterwards, I sat pondering the color and texture of snot. I began to contemplate that maybe the phrase, "Blowing your brains out," was true. I mean, sentiments like that have to come from somewhere. And I notice that as the day goes on, I am having a harder and harder time thinking and speaking. Then it occured to me; maybe all the poundage of snot that I'm clearing out of my sinuses is actually my brain melting in the heat and dripping out my nose.