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Positive Negativity

Positive Negativity

Sure, he prayed
to dark gods – but always
in lighthearted tones.

–Tom Riley

Big Disappointment

Big Disappointment

January storm in
the Napa Valley: no, it
doesn’t rain wine.

–Tom Riley

Richard III versus Riley in a Realm Where Everything Is Relative

Richard III versus Riley in a Realm Where Everything Is Relative

Richard needed a
horse. I’d give my kingdom
for a bathroom.

–Tom Riley

Offensive Ollie Speaks Right Up

Offensive Ollie Speaks Right Up

“What are you
looking at?” He said to
the blind man.

–Tom Riley

Mission Statement for the Local Necropolis

Mission Statement for the Local Necropolis

Even the dead,
you must admit, need a
place to live.

–Tom Riley

Skyward

Skyward

I look into
blue infinity and find I
am still unimpressed.

–Tom Riley

All Natural

All Natural

What Stoic discipline!
Marcus Aurelius never needed a
cup of coffee.

–Tom Riley

Little Tom’s Claim to Genuine Humanity

Little Tom’s Claim to Genuine Humanity

From an alien
viewpoint, even I must seem
all too human.

–Tom Riley

Constant Chatter

Constant Chatter

Why do they
so hate silence? Afraid they
might hear something?

–Tom Riley

Implied Prayer, Explicit Promise

Implied Prayer, Explicit Promise

If you only
rain down fire, I won’t
insist on brimstone.

–Tom Riley