superhuman one big mind

28 Dec

i remember phone booths.
there’s a few remaining.
walking is acupuncture to feet, soul and spine.
ideas and words reshuffle in sudden bursts.
to the last of the phone booths i go,
scribbling away.
time told by frost bite.
no cover charges,
no private,
no fancy cafe readings,
no bullshit agents and marketing.
i share my words with street strangers,
over shoot the shit in break rooms at work.
i don’t own any of this.


6 Responses to “superhuman one big mind”

  1. Glenrussellslater December 28, 2013 at 3:04 pm #

    No cover charges, but once you get inside the phone booth, if you wanna make a call, you’ve gotta put the coins in!


    • steve December 28, 2013 at 6:57 pm #

      I don’t know about anybody else, but i just use the few remaining phone booths for the phone’s flat top to scribble shit down and duck out from the cold wind.

  2. Millie Ho December 28, 2013 at 6:15 pm #

    The walking as acupuncture bit is very imaginative. I’d imagine dry needling is more like teleportation. A few seconds of wiggling, and you’re good to go.

    • steve December 28, 2013 at 6:17 pm #

      I completely lack that kind of bravery and will have to wait for the video to download.

  3. kvennarad December 29, 2013 at 5:56 am #

    Using a phone booth is probably the only remaining activity with a phone that you have to dress for.

    • steve December 29, 2013 at 11:24 am #

      nudity is luke warm and more often too cool, especially where there’s wind and indoor drafts. i prefer underpants and socks and layers.

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