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Stone
I'm a frustrated artist living in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Interests: music, travel, literature, gardening, film, theater, dumpster-diving, visual arts, contemporary fiction, writing, photography, nature, poetry
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Posted Dec 25, 2017 at Rubber Bullet
Posted Oct 25, 2017 at Rubber Bullet
Yesterday, I crawled into bed and had dozed off around 10:30 p.m., but I awakened around 11:30 and didn't feel well. I was light-headed and sightly dizzy. I got got out of bed to find something to snack on. I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2017 at Rubber Bullet
I saw a straw wide-brimmed sunhat in the crotch of the roots of a water oak I see every evening on dog walks. I kept saying to myself that it was Boo Radley who lived in the dark house shadowed... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2017 at Rubber Bullet
A leak in the plastic-mold pond left two goldfish floating silver. Their world slowly grew smaller, the sky growing closer, water lotus pads listing limpid sadly without the same floating plane holding safe the atmosphere. Dressed for work, ill-fitting socks... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2016 at Rubber Bullet
I’m sitting here at the piano at midnight. The piano is older than I am, and it’s the one friend on earth that knows me the best. The instrument is a big, complex, but not too fancy, piece of furniture... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2016 at Rubber Bullet
On Sunday afternoon, I was exercising at the YMCA as I have done every weekend now for about a year. Since I blew out the shoulder and elbow of my left arm, I have been relegated in the last six... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2016 at Rubber Bullet
Barstowe Manor was a radio play series produced between 1986—1987 by a rag-tag group of friends who ranged from seasoned stand-up comics to fledgling actors. The recording “studio” at KLSU was smaller than some chicken coops I’ve seen. With one... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2014 at Rubber Bullet
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Nov 22, 2014
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My dear friend, playwright, comedian, itellectual goofball, and all-around great guy and personal creative idol, Maurice Martin, invited me to take on the task of writing the theme song for his serialized play—Chupy and the Science Twins—that was performed at... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2014 at Rubber Bullet
Here is a choice bit of spam excerpted from my so-called blog: “Lisa Rose is a secretary in a uninspired office. This morning as she was getting dressed she unconditional she would pull manifest all the stops today. Start she... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2014 at Rubber Bullet
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I’ve always wanted to do a Burma-Shave type anti-litter campaign on some of the key, most littered thoroughfares in B.R. (Of course, “Burma-Shave” sounds much better to end a few couplets than “Keep Louisiana Beautiful.”) Coroplast signs on metal stakes,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2014 at Rubber Bullet
It does you no good to tend the weeds, to pluck them from the soil, roots packed in baked earth so intractable that parched worms clamber out of the sun-kilned clay, wriggle and gasp onto concrete sidewalks, boil inside their... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2013 at Rubber Bullet
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