Tag Archives: music

A Caustic Summer

A new novella. 75 pages. Contact me at bradytighe@gmail.com and I’ll send you a copy. $15. DEFINITIONS: caus·tic ˈkôstik/ adjective: 1. Able to burn or corrode organic tissue by chemical action. “a caustic cleaner” synonyms: corrosive, corroding, abrasive, mordant, acid … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

YYJ to YYC (Poem written on airsickness bag)

To compose a symphony on an air-sickness bag… The orchestra locked in this small tube and tuned up on pretzels and ginger ale. There is a groundhog day style repetition to air travel: everything happens twice: flying up and coming … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Weekly Exercises in Failure

Why is it that I need to see every work-week where I return on time as a failure? As if I didn’t do enough in my time off to stop this cycle from starting all over again. As if I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Justifying Dylan

            I have been a Bob Dylan fan for almost 15 years. That is a time period that covers over half of my life. I’ve read his book, I’ve read biographies, I’ve bought almost every record on CD, and then … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Eye of the Storm

Midnight stuck at the intersection of Yates and Cook with nowhere to go watching the walk sign go through the motions as if beckoning and me too zoned out to get the message. Sometimes by My Bloody Valentine cues up … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Airport Blues

I’m getting very accustomed to this wait flipping through the pages of whatever book I’m reading sipping a coffee I only bought for something to do and thinking about buying a mickey of scotch and having a party for myself … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Plans

There are 64 days left to the end of the year, and I need to make some plans for the future. If I have a direction to take, then I can make a cohesive plan and work towards it. I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment