Author Archives: Rumrazor

About Rumrazor

Just a malcontent surviving in Los Angeles, working the news, writing the poetry, making the films.

Finger Bitten by a Lizard

On one of my dying days of gardening, a common garter snake crawled down my red mulberry bush. I was puzzled by his beauty, his translucent amber head, underside celeste. He sniffed the air with his tongue, headed towards me … Continue reading

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Umbra Mortis

Afflicted with this listless death, I perform my arduous labors like any other toilsome work, drive defensively and eat my $15 dollar dinners alone. Wearisome days with a pinch of port, forget to vacuum until the ceiling fan begins to … Continue reading

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#JeSuisCharlie #JeSuisAhmed

Regardless where you fall in the political spectrum a troubling trend is beginning to appear in the media where the cartoons published by Charlie Hebdo are being focused on as a possible reason behind the terrorist attacks. Most of the … Continue reading

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Point Blank Supernova

The Sun expanded into a huge giant red star and pulverized the Earth whole into dust. Jupiter drifted away and pulled most of the known asteroids out of orbit. We are all floundering out of orbit. Rachel raced north next … Continue reading

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Elliot’s Hatred

Elliot boiled with hatred. He took walks all around Canoga Park feeling angry and hateful towards the world. “I continued going on my usual long walks every day, feeling angry and hateful towards the world.” His parents separated and divorced. … Continue reading

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Groom of the King’s Close Stool

My throat, grimy as the 101, every day I swallow every car on this grimy expressway heading home, step over the grime and dirt of my carpet floor. My heart broke a long time ago, my vacuum only about a … Continue reading

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Timecoded Tragedy

This first world tragedy happened between the hours of 6pm and 7:15pm and unfolded something like this: 18:00- left the abode. I am headed to Crossroads in Studio City because I need a new-for-me used and cheap rain jacket since … Continue reading

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Officer Ferguson

Full of magic tricks, fond of parlor jokes, collects fruit flies, “For the coroner,” he jests. Kind-a guy shows up at a party in uniform a-hard knocking down the door, “We’ve had a noise complaint at this address.” “Just kidding, … Continue reading

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Red Tide of Vieques

This story is confused because I am confused, or rather the sailor who told me the story, in the brig, the whole week he seemed to be in a daze, barely stirring, and eating nothing but soup and bread, and … Continue reading

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Little Mean Things

Throwing an elbow at the skating rink, Stealing gum at Disneyland, Goldfinch shot midair from three pumps on the BB gun, these are the mean little things which return to me while I’m trying to sleep. Dude with long hair … Continue reading

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