Monthly Archives: April 2013

Find A Niche, And Scratch It

I envy poets who can look At trees or clouds and write a book. I haven’t their descriptive powers; I see clouds and think of showers. Mr. Kilmer (Joyce, not Val) Saw trees in ways I never shall. Poems are … Continue reading

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I Just Came In To Turn That Off…

The house is Dark And still and Dark And quiet Dark And still I park And enter Still as winter Cows upon A hill Softly climb A stripeless mime Lean past Your water cup Quick kiss Good-night Slip– Trip the … Continue reading

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Noli Timere Messorem

Happy Birthday, Terry P.! I mean, Sir Terence, O.B.E. You’ve made this turtle ride we’re on More fun. I’m glad your brain’s not gone.

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Emission Control

I’m sitting, reviewing the poems I’ve written These past 30 months both in leisure and haste, And I’m shocked at how often the Muses I’m bitten By seem to be burdened with terrible taste. A surfeit of fart jokes and … Continue reading

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No Worries

I’m not the type to worry lots About the stuffs that I’ve forgots. I’ll be reminded, I assume, Before I meet my mortal doom. They say that things unknown can’t hurt Which helps me keep my outlook pert And purty, … Continue reading

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You’re So Vain (You Prob’ly Think This Curse Is About You)

It’s tricky to swear without giving offense To a deity somewhere. The pantheon’s dense And we mortals who worship are frequently stuck If we’re looking to curse but don’t want to say Something proscribed by some rules on a rock … Continue reading

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Count meOut!

I’m pre-approved for cashRewards! And all it costs, apparently, Is silence as we plummet towards A grammar-free society!

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