Cities Poems


Thirty six floors up,

forgotten hand-painted signs

vanish into brick.


At the Office

Hand painted signs needn’t always be majestic, 8-bit thunderbirds.

They can be six, bold, black letters adorning a concrete wall.

As the art critic Jerry Saltz says:

But for almost its entire history, art has been a verb, something that does things to or for you, that makes things happen.

How to be an Artist 33 Rules to take you from clueless amateur to generational talent (or at least help you live life a little more creatively). Vulture Guides, Nov. 27, 2018, Jerry Saltz

Art can simply exist to do something for you. Like reminding you you’re outside the office.


Skate or Live

A standard Tim Ferris podcast question is:

If you could have a billboard with one message on it, what would it say?

Sure, it’s not a billboard. It’s an increasingly rare hand painted street sign.

But this must be Tony Hawk’s response…

What would your message be?