Making money on Medium is easy. It’s so easy in fact, everyone is doing it. How do I know everyone is doing it? Because every time I log into Medium I am told about it by a multitude of articles bragging about how easy it is to do.
When you love a dog,
you want it to live forever
because you know
just how close
You bring that puppy
into your life,
home from the pound
and its harsh chemical smell,
its harsh reverberant chatter
of barks that echo
through tile, concrete, chainlink.
He sleeps like…
Hello, fellow Medium addicts. My name is Jay Sizemore. You may recognize me from such films as “The Poet With Borderline Personality Disorder” or “How to Alienate an Entire Genre of Writers in Five Easy Moves.” I actually have an undiagnosed case of mild Tourette’s Syndrome, which I believe was…
As Greg Stillson awoke one morning from frightful dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a Trump supporter.
The usual hangover headache of drowsiness and fog, his pre-coffee brain was gone, replaced now with a crystalline certainty about the world. Where previously much had been shrouded in mystery…
The city of Venice is sinking,
stone steps submerged and mossy
at the edge of a canal--
all these canted angles
of buildings leaning their roofs
close enough to kiss the neighbors
between open windows.
Every square foot covered with rock,
bright reflecting sun, blinding
while the bells peal from…
Let’s be honest, the whole circus was a shit show. It was poorly organized, they pushed back deadlines on judging, no one knew what was going on with it behind the scenes, how it was being…
~after Kahlil Gibran
So many seek truth from the sea,
as if expecting a lantern
filled with rainwater
to somehow provide light
and the warmth of a flame,
but the sea, much like existence,
as the birthplace of stars.
A Prophet could rise
from the waves,
I get told all the time that I am too negative. People love to call me “Debbie Downer” or say that I lack perspective. They say it is my outlook that makes me miserable. If I just could change my attitude, my life would surely improve!
Hogwash. I’m very happy…