Cosmetic Transformation and the Will of Vanity

To not only be beautiful but to change faces. To let the metaphysics of emotion become our style. “Don’t be superficial” the angel says but the Devil asks a more pertinent question: “Why not?” Why can’t I recreate my expression to my desire? Whether it is the stride of my sex or the knuckles of a clenched fist. The eyes have power. Do we submit ourselves to nature for a truth that has no feeling? Is there falseness in a shaved head, shaved bone, a tattooed smile False locks and false breast? Let these things be tender gestures. A remembrance … Continue reading Cosmetic Transformation and the Will of Vanity

Mr. Grey couldn’t make it. I’m from Manpower.

 Mark Shallows, my alter-ego, is stoked about his new temp job. Little Miss Muffet Sat on a Tuffet In the offices of Mr. Grey Along came a spider sat down beside her and said I shall whip you this day! Ms. Muffet was offended but none the less upended He was a billionaire so it was OK Spider fetched whips and an assortment of clips Proceeded to have his way She thought she was set. He had his own jet and bundles of loot But sadness befell her when he proceeded to tell her He was just a janitor in … Continue reading Mr. Grey couldn’t make it. I’m from Manpower.