dennis scharnberg

brand new shovel

“I shall always remember that thrill,” exclaimed Deborah.  “You do believe me, don’t you?”

Rubina Malcolm,  The Black Box.

anions and cations

“And what did he mean by that?”

“He meant nothing, man.  Nothing!  He was just trying to sound poetic.  That’s all.  Like Bob Dylan!”

Everson Dwight,  Theory of Machines, a Novel.


pray sing tell

It was Defoe’s solemn obligation not to bore the reader.

Anthony Scowling,  The Beat Paradigm.

pass a law

“The problem, Terence, is that there are different ways of not making sense.”

Jack Dawes,  Circus Interruptus.

doctorate in lying

Saying is believing.

Godfrey Tooke,  Collected Aphorisms.

bee bop aloo-la

sewing the seeds

Andrew Tertullian,  Pandora’s Ponderous Puns.