The Algorithm does not lie...
Author: Peter Hammarberg
Step by Step___Itty Bitty Bastards № 5
A step-by-step methodology to ensure your safety:
Seductive Ruination__Itty Bitty Bastards № 4
She's a fever dream, jay walking her way into your heart, to burn your house right down. ____________________________________________________________ Art: Justin Weingartner Words: Peter Hammarberg ©2021
Random Acts of Violins__Itty Bitty Bastards № 3
It started with the occasional busker. Upturned fedoras with a few coins shining against the velvety lining. No great movement at first. It was pleasant to hear Bach floating through the thoroughfares while folks ran errands. A little Vivaldi ear candy here and there. Splendid overtures of audible opulence. But soon, territories were claimed, and … Continue reading Random Acts of Violins__Itty Bitty Bastards № 3
Last Laugh__Itty Bitty Bastards № 2
An old man sat on a park bench, smiling. “How doodeedoo!” he cackled as I approached. “What’s got you so happy, old man?” I asked. “I’m dyin’ boy. Gotta get it out of my system,” he sighed, then forced a throaty hoot. “Why’s that?” "Cuz I have a notion they frown upon happiness where I'm … Continue reading Last Laugh__Itty Bitty Bastards № 2
8 __Itty Bitty Bastards № 1
There’s a door at the end of the hall marked with an eight. Sofia doesn’t like to look at it, or think about it, or tell anyone that the number reminds her of the eyes of the swaying man...
Itty Bitty Bastards™️
In celebration of the (in my opinion) best month of the year, I have teamed up once again with the brilliant artist Justin Weingartner, to bring you all a micro-fiction offshoot of my series, Small Bastard Stories™️. On each Monday and Friday of the month, Justin and I will post one of the wee bastards we've concocted, all leading up to a (BIG) Small Bastard Story on the Sovereign Holiday: Halloween.
Music? Poetry? New Moon Magic? We must be talking about Rorie Kelly!
Singer/Songwriter/Badass Rorie Kelly hosts a weekly syndicated Twitch TV program called Monday Night Muses, that features live music and poetry, and I have had the honor of having two of my poems read! AND set to music!
Fire signs and watermarks
Another Brand Old poem. Originally published in Bellowing Ark Vol. 25 Number 4 -- 2009
I got your head covered!
Redbubble recently upgraded their item options to include hats! Now you can put a Hammarberg-inspired Robert Paul Nixon design on your head! A few of my wife, Christina's designs are available as well, so there's something for everyone. Not to mention all the other items you can get these sweet-ass designs on!