Category Archives: Psychology

Marilyn Reverses Niagara

On a scenic trail near powerful Niagara Falls I’m kissing my very handsome young boyfriend and we’re planning what to do about my husband Joseph Cotten who’s been released from an army psychiatric hospital but is even worse now, a haunted man wandering around early every morning, and later today he scares guests in our […]

Also posted in Henry Hathaway, Jean Peters, Joseph Cotten, Marilyn Monroe, Movies, Niagara Falls

Inside Lucian Freud’s Studio

Don’t burden me with bourgeois morality. I’m going where excitement is, Lucian Freud’s London studio, and don’t pretend he’d respect mine if I had one and the door was open. Tonight’s perfect. I hear the rascal’s out of town. Walking up six flights of stairs I tinker with the lock and saunter in. I shan’t […]

Also posted in Caroline Blackwood, Infidelity, London, Lucian Freud, Painters, Sex, Sigmund Freud

Supermarket Bulletins

In supermarket checkout headlines and color photos pronounce this star’s fatter than you, that one’s more wrinkled, both had botched plastic surgery, another’s anorexic, he’s drunk, they’re addicted, she’s in treatment, he’s in jail, she’s spendthrift, he’s abusive, she’s vain, he’s unfaithful, she’s gay, wonder what rag publishers are like.

Also posted in Media, Short Pieces - GTC

Executive Confusion

New executives understand little about business yet often rudely give nonsensical orders to experienced professionals. Pros are quite upset but executives proclaim way of future. They never actually learned any way but no matter since all have special degree authorizing to transform ignorance into arrogance. Expect more problems until system changes. It will change when […]

Also posted in Economics, Employment, Short Pieces - GTC

Profile of a Suit

if he bombs pollutes and steals he’ll be wearing a suit

Also posted in Bombs, Clothes, Economics, Poetry - GTC

Munch on Canvas

This story is from the collection “Paint it Blue”

Also posted in Art, Depression, Edvard Munch, Loneliness, Mental Health, Painters, Poetry - GTC, Sex


are you perchance a difficult person

Also posted in Mental Health, Poetry - GTC

What Game

what’s your name i asked what’s your game she replied i’m not telling someone said

Also posted in Poetry - GTC, Romance

Lady for Lucian Freud

This story is part of the collection “Paint it Blue”

Also posted in Art, Lucian Freud, Painters, Poetry - GTC, Sex, Sigmund Freud


there is no he only twisted dogma

Also posted in Poetry - GTC, Religion

Hungry Eyes

hungry eyes consume faces

Also posted in Depression, Eyes, Poetry - GTC

Hires Basketball Guru

This story is in the collection “Basketball and Football”

Also posted in Andrew Bynum, Basketball, Dirk Nowitzki, Dwight Howard, Lebron James, Miami, Pat Riley, Ray Allen