We Make Zines

a place for zinesters - writers and readers

Tom Hendricks's Blog (765)

3 Quatros (short short poems)

3 Quatros (short short poems)

3 recent Quatros*



there and

not there



———



one branch

broken!



———-



rumble, rumble, …

boxcar, boxcar, …



———-



What is a QUATRO. It’s a new type of very very short poetry that usually compares two things, in a haiku – way, packing a lot of meaning in a very small amount of words. There is usually a very real comparison, and behind it a 2nd deeper meaning. Here is the 7th… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on August 23, 2013 at 10:17am — No Comments

NSA Listens in on Brangelina?

NSA Listens in on Brangelina !?!
The NSA (National Security Agency) Surveillance team gets bored – dull job….

So why not investigate Brangelina (Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie) for a lark?....

see my blog for Zine Musea for more
http://musea.wordpress.com/2013/08/22/nsa-listens-in-on-brangelina/

Added by Tom Hendricks on August 22, 2013 at 8:33am — No Comments

Quizzical Question

Quizzical Quiz Question

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

Claude Monet, the great Impressionist painter, developed a style in later years he termed painting the ‘enveloppe’. What does that art term mean?

IS

In most simple terms, it’s painting the atmosphere between the painter and the subject. Now that is a fascinating painting concept!

We had no eligible winner. Seems the paint thinner got to you on this one. I don’t dumb down so…

Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on August 16, 2013 at 11:12am — No Comments

Tide (poem)

a tide
must be turning
somewhere ...

Added by Tom Hendricks on August 12, 2013 at 8:59am — No Comments

Ten Best Poets of All Time

Musea Guide (from past issues)

http://musea.wordpress.com/2013/08/10/10-best-poets-of-all-time/

Added by Tom Hendricks on August 10, 2013 at 9:15am — No Comments

Granting that all life is chance ...

Granting that all life is chance and blind bumping in the night. We still are moving, and moving forward, and moving toward something that always seems to be more spiritiual, more religious, more heaven like.

Added by Tom Hendricks on August 9, 2013 at 5:48pm — No Comments

Newspapers going out of business? Maybe this is why

NEWSPAPERS GOING OUT OF BUSINESS? Maybe this is why:



Most newspapers, have put pleasing corporate sponsors over pleasing readers. It shows on every page, with more ads and fluff, and less features the readers want. Why are they surprised they are loosing customers. They have shifted coverage to more scandal of the few and less issues of the millions. What’s left for the reader – dull comics?



Newspapers listen to a former reader – pull back on ads, reduce the influence of… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on August 8, 2013 at 5:37pm — No Comments

Two Quatros (poems)

Two Quatros
-------------------
rain comes
then goes
————————
aching catterpillar
wants to fly
————————-
What is a QUATRO. It’s a new type of very very short poetry that usually compares two things, in a haiku – way, packing a lot of meaning in a very small amount of words. There is usually a very real comparison, and behind it a 2nd deeper meaning. I see that many seem to like these – great! Pass your favorites around if you want – Tom Hendricks

Added by Tom Hendricks on August 7, 2013 at 3:09pm — No Comments

NPR Bans Me from all Music Discussions (WOW music ideas too exciting???)

NPR has banned me from comment on most music threads on its website.

Since April of this year (it's August now) I've tried to find out why.



Finally got someone there to tell me why:



------------------------

NPR RESPONDS

----------------------

From: Kate Myers

To: Tom Hendricks

Sent: Monday, August 5, 2013 9:53 AM

Subject: Re: Blocked from music comment



Tom,



You've been blocked from commenting in several of our music… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on August 6, 2013 at 8:24am — No Comments

Weekly Quizzical

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

This one starts out being about architecture and ends up with photography! Question: Is there graffiti on the top of the Great Pyramid of Giza? Yes or no won't win. You have to give proof of your answer!

IS

Well I'll let our winner tell you:

"Apparently, three Russian photographers (and risk-taking daredevils) Vitaliy Raskalov, along with Vadim Mahorov and Marat Dupri, recently climbed the

great… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on August 5, 2013 at 2:36pm — No Comments

National Art Centers (suggestions box)

NATIONAL ART CENTERS



Look at that empty strip mall. Want to fill it to capacity? Let the NEA, National Endowment for the Arts, shift from giving grants to art groups, to setting up community art centers -places like this that are open to all artists in every major city - open to performers, artists, theater, lecturers, arts and crafts teachers and all the rest. Let traveling artists show, play, perform, lecture, on weekends, plus first come first serve, during the week for the cities… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on August 5, 2013 at 9:23am — No Comments

Sleeping Beauty (poem)

Sleeping Beauty (poem)

Telling the tale
of Sleeping beauty
too often misses
what makes it so great.

It’s not the years
when the young girl is sleeping
but the moment a kiss
tugs her awake

Added by Tom Hendricks on August 3, 2013 at 9:38am — No Comments

7-TH One (cd preview) Starting now at 7PM Friday - Check it out online

WHEN : Just about ..... NOW!



Friday Aug. 2, from 7-9PM (Dallas, Texas time).



WHERE



MUSIC: http://www.Hunkasaurus.com



DISCUSSION: http://www.Musea.wordpress.com



"7-TH" ONE, ONLINE CD RELEASE PARTY. (Tom's new CD)



Come by, drop in, check out the music, and comment if you like. - Tom



-------------------



Don't forget the… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on August 2, 2013 at 5:42pm — No Comments

Prof Stangly

[based on a cartoon by Gaham Wilson]

Out to catch
a butterfly or two
was greedy Professor Stangly.

He filled his net
up to the brim
and they took off with prof - dangling.

Added by Tom Hendricks on August 1, 2013 at 8:57am — No Comments

Friday - CD Online Music Party

7-TH One CD Release Party – this Friday 7-9

July 31, 2013

WHEN :



Friday Aug. 2, from 7-9PM (Dallas, Texas time).



WHERE



MUSIC: http://www.Hunkasaurus.com



DISCUSSION: http://www.Musea.wordpress.com



“7-TH” ONE, ONLINE CD RELEASE PARTY. (Tom’s new CD)



Come by, drop in, check out the music, and comment if you like. –… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on July 31, 2013 at 9:22am — No Comments

This Building Talks to Me (poem)

This Building Talks to Me (poem)



In the morning, when I’m

the first to get here

this building talks to me.



We converse on concrete

and wind causing shear

and if there’s a pipe that leaks.



I check for bruises

and screws that are loosest

or cracks that seem to be spreading



or noises that drop

out of some hidden nook

where there shouldn’t be any.



And it in return

in its stout stoic way

opens… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on July 30, 2013 at 9:45am — No Comments

You are invited to my ONLINE 7-TH cd release Party!

Dear WORLD

Coming Friday Aug. 2, from 7-9PM (Dallas, Texas time).



"7-TH" ONE, ONLINE CD RELEASE PARTY. (Tom's new CD)



BASIC

WHEN 7-9 PM, Friday August 2

WHERE hunkasaurus website / and Musea blog



---------------------------------------------

This is the 7TH CD out of 10 or so planned, from Hunkasaurus and His Pet Dog Guitar. It is part of the multi CD, HUNKASAURUS AND PET DOG GUITAR's

OUTSIDE THE BOX SET.



To hear the first 6… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on July 27, 2013 at 9:14am — No Comments

Quiz Question for the Qurious

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

February 1964. This record's lyrics cause a big stir. Are they pornographic? FCC investigates and reports back, "Unintelligble at any speed we play it." Name that tune!

IS:

"Louie Louie" by the Kingsmen.

Rock and Roll Trivia - the same week that the Kingsmen recorded this classic, Paul Revere and the Raiders recorded it and IN THE SAME STUDIO!

Their version was the regional hit, but the Kingsmen went… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on July 26, 2013 at 10:57am — No Comments

Like a Flame

Like a flame (poem)

like a flame
in a room
of puffs of wind

Added by Tom Hendricks on July 26, 2013 at 10:34am — No Comments

Monthly Archives

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Groups

Want to advertise here?

Ist preference given to distros and zines. Rates and details are here. Limited space. Very Low Cost!

Please Support Our Sponsors

SYNDICATED ZINE REVIEWS

ZINE-O-MATIC

THE WORD DISTRIBUTION

Download and Print WMZ Fliers

 

© 2017   Created by Krissy Ponyboy Press.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service