You're Nearly Dead is a podcast about taking creative chances and risking failure. In every episode, Charlie, Matt, and Ben each write a piece and then share them with each other and the listeners.
In this, the first official episode of their (almost) brand new podcast, our hosts reveal their responses to the title 'Wedded'.
THIS WEEKS PIECES:
I admire your commitment to inconsistency
your consistent changing insistency
How you find joy in dedication
But feel no need to say forever
I’ve tried vanilla
I could write the definition
You’ve tried your best to empty the chiller
Then you’ll move on to the sauces
I married my dream
She was right for me
More daydream than night
I’d like to work out the finer details
Of my life as a pro-musician
Which guitars to buy
What to wear on tour
The title of album three
The artwork for album four
But always alive to the fact
That the album is a dying format
This was my wife, my life
Until one night last week
I saw Jade Bird live
What is the point in trying
I cannot make amends
My dream only wants to be friends
They were magma.
feeling of trust,
The bond of love.
That time they both threw inordinate quantities of algae over grandmother’s garden fence
Covering the neighbours' washing.
It could not have been more hilarious
And of no personal consequence.
A cow’s tongue inside a cow’s mouth.
Rain formulating within clouds.
A mudslide fulfilling its side of the bargain,
That marriage of detritus and gravity.
The common reaction between
Vinegar and sodium bicarbonate,
Reacting to make
A mess all over the classroom.