Yeah, That’s Right, I’m the Yoga Language Police

The following is adapted from a Yoga Studio Instructor’s Guide that I wrote for my hot yoga studio. The heat specific references won’t apply to everyone, obviously, but I hope they are still instructive. A professional yoga studio should allow instructors a good amount of autonomy in how they teach their classes. However, there are …

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the big draw

my brain didn’t get something it needed in the first few months of it’s life every urge, every crave, every impulse. every avoidance, every every, is trying to meet that need i meet that needin those ways andmorebut then againa few minutes lateri forget that needi forget that urgei forget that impulsei forget that avoidancei …

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untitled (when the machines came)

we lay on the dreaming prairieafter the birth of mountainskilled forests in shadows of rainabsorbing memories from sandthrough the temperate grass your final contented sighreleased me from my troubled skinto merge with a crimson riverwhere forgotten megafaunabellies full with pignon reflect tumultuous air and contained fireonce promised white-tail hartand dread-locked oxena blessed end to their …

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diceware gumball

rover earlobe garage folk lavishuntried yanking undertow enclosedeploy bakery excusable epidermaldolphin frail repressed broadwayslapped sporty foe monorail glaringshortcake salvation encourageuncouth elm thinly custard angertheorize coyness quizzical emperorhydrant shrewdly handcuff wirelessfanfare italicize washtub preshowknee blank kebab paralysis ultimatumslouchy postbox around ultimatumescargot clustered humpback backlashundergrad plenty savor washer unpackmonogamy guacamole dodge evolvesedation snowdrop vision evolveglazing absence reformat …

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Him

It is not known what his disposition was as an infant but it is assumed that he was born innocent, curious, bright. His parents were mostly absent, the father physically, spending his days looking for work (or at the motorcycle clubhouse being teased like a child by his mates), the mother emotionally, having spent her …

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kelp

we all saw them nobody can ever take that away from us we saw what we saw not remembering who saw first or who insisted we pull over get out not one of us will forget the first thrill the first image the awe the amazement on the top of a bluff maybe a hundred …

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Medium Picks From Your Editors History Based on Your Network Reading

When logged in to Medium.com I was presented with a curated feed of 54 headlines titled, “Medium Editors Picks From Your Network Based on Your Reading History.” I copied the headlines and rearranged the words to create these new and improved headlines. No words were added or deleted. The only liberties taken were with punctation …

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