Monday, August 26, 2013

Pulp Poem of the Week

looks like a noose
if you stare at it
long enough

          Sherman Alexie
          “Indian Education”

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Donald E. Westlake, Good Behavior (1985)

Dortmunder + nuns = not my idea of a good premise. Grade: C

Monday, August 19, 2013

Pulp Poem of the Week

A smart lawyer knows
when to tell the truth.

     Donald E. Westlake
     The Hot Rock

Monday, August 12, 2013

Pulp Poem of the Week

The cross-eyed gods of
the universal cash register had
punched the No Sale key, and
the drawer was wide open—

          Gil Brewer
          Nude on Thin Ice

Monday, August 5, 2013

Pulp Poem of the Week

Always living in the garbage cans
of somebody else’s life.
I scavenge old souls.

     Steve Fisher
     I Wake Up Screaming

Sunday, August 4, 2013