In the Interim

To tide you over for the time between now and when I finally write something fully-formed again, here are some randomly selected jottings from my pocket notebook over the last month or two since my computer fell victim yet again to fluid:

Ullage (noun): extra space left over in a container. “Make sure those jars have minimal ullage.”


Everything is easy.
Just keep trying.
Write more. Read more.
Think more.
Smile more. Feel
Don’t “work” anymore,
just play all the games like
everyone else. It’s
a game. It’s fun.
It’s not that hard.
You always win as long as you don’t give up.


Don’t forget that you’re an animal. Enjoy it, smell and touch [almost] everything. Study them closely and taste them when necessary. Listen to what is around you. Get comfortable and interact with your surroundings.


Original words in short supply
Dwindling inspiration follows
Like weakness after atrophy


…like the drunkard’s walk toward…


Sequestrum (noun): a piece of dead bone that has split from living bone. “Boy, that sequestrum in my knee is really acting up after running earlier.”


Cat litter (cheapest)
Cat food – brand?

Andrew food
-easier Cream of Wheat (or lessons in making the kind from the box)
apples, oranges [spliced line] honey etc.
-dinner-y stuff



About andrewwhiting

A sentimental and sarcastic poet, lover of language, traveling and nature (not a fan of the Oxford comma).
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