Richard's Poor Almanac by Richard Thompson for March 24, 2014
new used gibbous bilious sullen boorish march skywatch virago spot lacto the milk carton booties teleprompter the big zigzag pudding cup speculum rictus garythe cvs assistant manager jellomold hello stargazers! well, this month the night sky is a mess, an incoherent mishmash of second-rate constellations. frankly, i've done dot-to-dots on bennigan's kid's menus that were more compelling. also, the planets are all clumped up in one corner, including some that don't even belong in our solar system. this seems unnecessary, wasteful even, and is best ignored. oop: "chapter one - the infomercial" finally, the annual "insipid" meteor shower, promises fitful glimpses of random flaming space lint. why bother? go watch tv, or work on your novel, or both.