Monthly Archives: October 2012

Words Words Words Words Words

Walking into poems blindly Leaving unrhymed words behind me Shoving meter into fish To make a verse emerge (I wish) Tacos crop up–can’t say why– I have a plan! No, that’s a lie. Well, sort of: Type until I’m done … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night Awesome

My cat won’t meet my eye. OH CRA– I mean, um…Hi! Nice kitty! You’re awake? Good death glare. Like some cake?

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Oh, Sandy

Tsunamis pound the shores out west And “Frankenstorm’s” back east. I overslept and missed the test– Could we get rain, at least? We’re used to fluid in the air But now there’s none around. If there’s some where you are, … Continue reading

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Over There On That Branch

I’ll just go out on a limb, here, and say, Nobody, anywhere, ever said, “Jim, [Or whomever] I hate metaphor, so today I’m literally going out on a limb.”

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Just Keep Walking

Morning porch Encased in silken snares Predaceous spiders’ traps Invisible to passers-by Who only see my crazed face-slaps

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Counter Downer

Eleven days ’til we can nix– Or plunge back into–misery, Depending on your politics. Whichever way it goes, we’ll see More brinksmanship and bickering From both sides of the red/blue wall And, ultimately, not a thing Will be accomplished. Not. … Continue reading

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Party Poopee

Everyone’s asleep but me Their thoughts a giant cartoon “Z” The cat’s ears flat against her skull The puppy’s scent receptors full Of odors from beneath her tail… This party’s pooped. I’m gonna bail.

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