emancipated dissonance from the desk of renee ann

emancipated dissonance

Thursday, December 11, 2008

in my notes i wrote:

Equitable Conversion

Legal Title - "all you have is the stick called title"
Equitable Title - "you have all the other sticks"

so as long as one of the questions on the test tomorrow, each of which counts for a full percentage of my overall semester GPA, asks "which sticks do you have if you have equitable title?" i will be just fine.

also in my notes i wrote:

"presumably the vendee did not intend to die."

lawyers are not funny people. no they are not. i cannot wait for 12 hours from now. i just hope i'm not crying then.

posted by renee 11:41 PM

Sunday, December 07, 2008

my joints
from sitting in this
correct chair
taxing my eyeballs and brain
with questions
too big
and hard to answer
for a girl this small
and stationary, but
-now spinning
--in circles
---and rolling up and down
----the aisles
-----of the empty computer lab
in the fluorescent, indirect

posted by renee 9:16 PM

Tuesday, December 02, 2008

a series of haiku for my baby brother

my birthday brother:
friends' potluck contributions
prove you're the coolest

if i was coming
i'd bring my famous salsa
and guacamole

alas, i'm far off
buried in boring textbooks
and cannot attend

instead of presents(ce?)
you get the only blog post
i've written in weeks

so to you this day
i wish blessings and laughter
and learning and love

and that this next year
would bring your optimism
to full fruition


posted by renee 1:09 PM


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my band(mates)
thomas built the wall
casey on the drums

other friends
joa jean
nate t
nate b
the MAN i hate
my ex-neighbor

some i wish were my friends

music i listen to
band of horses
zoe keating
rilo kiley
(jenny lewis)
mr 1986
regina spektor
iron & wine
the new pornographers
radio on
the combo
emiliana torrini
sigur ros
nickel creek
trampled by turtles
the hold steady
the decemberists
del the funky homosapien
death cab
tv on the radio

the guys that review it
jason (in a kilt)
peter c

and the places to hear it
the fine line
varsity theater
the 400 bar
first avenue

found magazine
my pottery teacher
my favorite designer
aesthetic apparatus
the friendly stegosaurus

railroad illusions
we'll go sit on a coal car
bask in the soft light
and dream of a someday
simpler than this one

take a walk with me tonight, my dear
away from complications
away from fluorescent lights

we'll go lay on a rooftop
breathe in the sweet smoke
and talk of a place that’s
so far from this one

take a walk with me tonight, my dear
away from complications
away from conditioned air

we'll get lost under covers
smile at our trite words
and fall for a vision
so far from the truth

take a walk with me tonight, my dear
away from complications
away from the flightless facts

LEMUR is the answer!!