Tag: memory

  • I Mourn the Living

    I Mourn the Living

    A poem by Tyler Golec Life hurts People don’t want to hear it when I tell them, But death doesn’t hurt at all Anxiety, fear, pain, These are feelings for the living When I bled out, heart stopped, I felt nothing I was aware of how nothing feels Do not mourn the dead They now […]

  • A Rant Poem, I Guess

    A Rant Poem, I Guess

    A poem by Tyler Golec Drinking now, Listening to silence contemplating… Does this really matter Reading fancy phrased advice, pretty much saying Try hard, try harder, keeping trying hard I got lucky this way Maybe it will work for you I don’t really care how it worked for you Will I read this magazine front […]

  • What a Long Strange Trip II: Shock

    What a Long Strange Trip II: Shock

                Looking back at the events below with four years of hindsight is interesting to say the least. It was great deal of fun, but I’m not necessarily proud of everything I did. However, honesty has its virtues, and this is my honest account of my first experience with culture […]

  • A Fall Sunday, 2016

    A Fall Sunday, 2016

    Google maps says the bus should have been here at 1:26. It was 1:29 at that point. The bus may have been early, but I had been at the stop for five minutes. More likely, it was late. Seattle in the early fall wasn’t a bad place to wait. It wasn’t raining today, and I […]

  • The Scary Motherfucker Who Lives in the Basement

    The Scary Motherfucker Who Lives in the Basement

    Tyler Golec,   “Spider!” My aunt screams as she sprints up my basement stairs. You had a hole in a wall. It was opposite the bottom of the basement stairs, below a water gauge in a crack in the cement.  You were scary but that was half your charm. My uncle tried to kill you […]