a word about boredom


So, today is an unusual day. As usual. I woke up from an interesting dream where I found out I was an alien, and that was pretty great. I mean I am alienated right? So I wake up, and I go down stairs and smoke a cigarette. Pretty usual day for me. Today I didn’t […]

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reawakening the ghost


I remember a time when I walked down the hills of my old campus, and people would greet me, say “Hey Jay!, What’s new? Want to smoke?” And I would, and I would stay in a corner of someones dorm room, staring at a wall. The TV would be on, and then it would be […]

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punks and puking


Sunday I worked a double, and I made bank, and I was happy. My friend Mackie invited me out for a few drinks at the local dive bar in somerville. Wait, maybe that’s unkind to say. First off, it may be a dive but there are great people over at Sligo, hard working people, and […]

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Jimmy Cherry- Gone but Not Forgotten

Remembering 9/11


┬áSeptember 11, 2001, our nation suffered as a country, we suffered as people. We watched powerless as the buildings fell, and soon we were at war. The next year on 9/11, I was in Salem Hospital. Soon I had the strongest manic episode I ever had and walked thirty six miles. I wrote a book […]

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To Jon On His Wedding Day


Brother, I am proud of you. Today you have found the love of your life, and I wish you the best of luck. Growing up five years apart was difficult. We were always on two different plains. When I was five, you were ten. When I was ten you were fifteen. We never had that […]

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The Josh Rules


9:30 Alright the Chinese food is in my system, and I no longer feel like complaining about my job. Something much more interesting happened today. Alright, so I went into Rudy’s today, a Mexican joint in Somerville. I thought I would go in there and have a beer, and slyly strike up a conversation in […]

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