A Series of Facts

  • The word fact sounds like a sharp curse in your mouth
  • One of the most offensive swears in the US starts with a soft consonant
  • None of us are holy
  • If you wanted, you could own one thousand seagulls

  • It would be quite difficult to own one thousand seagulls
  • I’ve created a meaning of existence for myself
  • The US is a land of possibility
  • Most anywhere is a land of possibility
  • Things can happen, that’s possible
  • Atheists who are proud to be atheists sound scared
  • Religion is not the problem, the humans are
  • Atheism is a religion
  • No one’s going to tell you why you’re alive, so suck it up
  • Handwritten letters are the only way you can stab me
  • I type with a pen
  • There has never been a world like this one
  • There will never be a world like this one again
  • You’re going to die
  • You’re going to die
  • You’re going to die
  • We’re afraid because we don’t like the idea of nonexistence
  • But when (if) we become nonexistent we’ll be too nonexistent to care
  • I like stories
  • This is not a story, this is life
  • Life is a movie that you made in the basement
  • We cut our tears into little star shapes so they look better
  • If you lost your phone the world wouldn’t know who you were
  • If you lost your eye I’d trade you for it
  • We kneel at the temple of uncertainty and pray
  • I don’t know what any of these facts mean
  • Because a poem is a lie we make truth out of
  • If you release those one thousand seagulls, you’ll have a mess.
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