Category Archives: Ephemera

The End

Originally posted on Extinction Rebellion Creative Hub:
by Bartholomew Barker, United States We ravaged our hotel room like an aging rock star after a career of gold records and groupies. We overachieved, accomplishments both gory and glorious. We flung our…

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Milkshakes and Chilidogs – by Bartholomew Barker

I read this awesome book of poetry by Bartholomew Barker. Here are just a few of the reviews for this book. You can get your own copy on Amazon

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Problem Haiku

It’s not protestersIt’s the rampaging policeThat are the problem

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Wine and Chocolate

Last night was the launch party for my latest poetry collection, Milkshakes and Chilidogs, and rather than me reading from my book, I asked my friends to read their favorite poems from my book. I was worried that it would … Continue reading

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Edgar Allan Poe

  Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary… I have paid my respects at the grave of Edgar Allan Poe and while I would have preferred to visit at midnight after a long night drinking wine, … Continue reading

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Happy Armistice Day!

We should call this Armistice Day. Let’s celebrate the day the guns fell silent instead of the men and women who have been fooled into sacrificing their bodies and minds for the ambitions of petty men and the profits of … Continue reading

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Little Monster Girl

When I should be writing, of my favorite procrastination techniques is to read Little Monster Girl, a delightfully surreal and definitely not-safe-for-work web comic by Jennifer Paetsch. I enjoy it enough that when Miss Paetsch requested donations, I thought I’d … Continue reading

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FIFA Corruption and the Carolina RailHawks

It was just about a year ago that I left for a month long vacation to Brazil for the World Cup so my long term readers know that I’m a big fan. I’m also cynical enough that I was not … Continue reading

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Tomorrow night I’ll be reading some of my poetry at the Raleigh Review’s First Friday Open Mic. I’ll read my poem that’s currently riding the bus and a few others, maybe even some of these poems-a-day. For today’s prompt, write … Continue reading

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Old Eno Quaker Burial Ground

In the latter half of 18th and the early 19th century here in Hillsborough, North Carolina, there was a small Quaker meeting, and like most congregations of the time, the Eno Quaker Meeting had a burial ground. Around the time … Continue reading

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