Monthly Archives: December 2011

Look Back in Languor

One last time the old year slips away Before the Mayans’ Last Recorded Day. I’d say it takes the pressure off to know I needn’t Christmas shop before we go Except December 21st is when The end is due; I … Continue reading

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Obelisk: Transcribed

Two birds, an eggplant and a sofa All on a Thursday afternoon Planned to have some college classmates over For fondue, ’cause they couldn’t find a spoon. The eggplant held its breath ’til it was dizzy And the sofa lost … Continue reading

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Delightful

A pair of handy household tips For pulling bulbs from stubborn sockets: Mulish lamps will loose their grips When struck by raw potato rockets. Oftentimes a bulb will shatter If a tater hits too hard; Unless you’d like your blood … Continue reading

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Puppy Thunder

Puppy Thunder in a mug Decanted from an earthen jug Fine pug moonshine: Tug a slug Of Puppy Thunder in a mug

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Trois Poules

Chicken tongues, tradition-wise, Take non-French people by surprise, But that’s what Christmas III’s about. You’re welcome. (There’s no need to shout.)

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Loquackcious

“Quack!” he said, loquaciously, Before he bared his leg to me. I mean, his teeth. His teeth were bare. His legs were sheathed in underwear (Unusual in tropic climes And binding at the best of times Unless you’re very cold, … Continue reading

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Aftermath

We’ve opened the presents And gobbled the treats Tried on the new bowties And socks for our feets The catnip-tripped kitty Careens down the stairs And topples the wrapping Still stacked on the chairs The dog chews her new toy … Continue reading

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