"Writer's Block"

“Minsoo, what are you—”

“DIFFRACTING.”

“… Very funny. What are you doing?”

“…”

“… What are you supposed to be doing.”

(sigh) “I’m supposed to be writing.”

“Writing?”

“Yeah.”

“Is this for some kind of assignment?”

“No. Not exactly.”

“Is this that…NaNoWriMo?”

“It’s pronounced ‘NaNoWriMo’. But no. That’s in November.”

“So then…”

(sigh) “Hey, Morgan, what if I’m all out of ideas?”

“… What are you talking about?”

“Like, my wellspring of creativity has just dried up. I feel like I’m staring at a brick wall. Standing three inches from the wall.”

“Clearly you can still metaphor.”

“Thanks.”

“Seriously, Minsoo,…

Berkeley Triangle Man

Have you e’er seen the Triangle Man?
He’s strong to lift what no one can
He’ll lift a weight to high from low
He’ll lift your grades to 4.0

To seek him out then trek uphill
Go East and South, thou always will
Search beneath the blue and gold
And find him in the quad of Boalt

No mortal he like you and me
His torso’s quite a sight to see
Found a way for strong and spry
Now a legend—just some guy

For who among you all would know
That Shapely Man before he’d go
Depart from campus, home,…

Occupied

Disclaimer: I am not politically-minded, and these are not well-planned thoughts, just musings. Please take this with a grain of salt.

I feel really far from the Occupy movement.

Part of that is because I am really far from the Occupy movement, geographically, anyway. Cambodia is 12 time zones from the east coast of the US, and 15 (or 9 minus a day) from my native California.

Part of that is because I don’t follow politics much anyway even when they are happening around me. So I know that I can’t offer a good opinion on this issue, and thus…