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Poetry: You Haven’t Given Up Yet? [#napowrimo2011]

Posted in daughter, family, haiku, napowrimo, poetry, writing on May 10th, 2011 by Hannibal Tabu
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Argh. I will do 30 poems, so help me Lando!

The house feeds the kids
Leftover philosophy
Grown ups go get lunch

“The Last Corner of Tuna Casserole”
By Hannibal Tabu

More to come …

Playing (Music): “Streetlights” by Kanye West

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Poetry: Relentless [#napowrimo2011]

Posted in blame society, napowrimo, narcissism, poetry, randomness, ranting, snark, writing on May 6th, 2011 by Hannibal Tabu
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Mmm. Yeah. 30 poems in 30 days … maybe not when launching a new niche pop culture phenomenon like Komplicated. Whee. What’s worse is that I stumbled just four poems from being done. Argh. Anyway …

Extra trips are never a concern for the determined.
Collected grocery bags
piled on floor or seats
never an impediment.

Like crimson ants
following chemical breadcrumb
laid down by identical trailblazers
Thought of “how much work”
forbidden distraction.
One foot follows one before,
another step right behind
religion of momentum
shark science
leaving complaints and cessation
for grasshoppers and others
not so driven to build.

“Inexorable”
By Hannibal Tabu

Oy. Just a pit stop between doing big things like booking Tracie Thoms for an interview on May 29th. You know, like you read about.

Playing (Music): “She Will Be Loved” by Maroon 5

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#musicmonday: what the what?

Posted in 104, awesomeness, blame society, buy pile, cheap publicity, creativity, entertainment, music, musicmonday, shameless pandering, torch-passing, work, writing on May 2nd, 2011 by Hannibal Tabu
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Looking for your MP3 downloads?

They’re over at Komplicated … remember? That website I wrote a poem about? Yeah, it’s up and running.

I plan to finish my commitment to National Poetry Writing Month and do the last, very late poems. I also plan to drop the also very late commentary track for last week’s reviews. I hope that stuff hits by Wednesday.

Before I forget, on Sunday at noon you can catch me, my brilliant wife and Jabir Faqir discussing the Top Ten Greatest Songs in Hip Hop History LIVE at Geekweek on their broadcast platform. Hoo hah!

I’m tired. Bed now.

Playing (Music): “Words I Never Said” by Lupe Fiasco

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