Monthly Archives: January 2015

Useless

My cat is freaking useless. There’s no way to say it nicely. Another mouse is in the house And where’s the cat, precisely? That’s just the point: The cat’s right there! In fact, she introduced us! So now I’ve got … Continue reading

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F-Stop

When fear’s the word that’s underlined And panic starts to well up I take a picture with my mind Then don’t let it develop

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Bibliotography

A darkroom and a library Where stories slowly come to light Are practically the same to me An image left / A mirror right

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Modestest

I’m no more competitive than the next guy, But the key word is next–he came later than I. Not that it matters, but I was here first; I won’t claim to be best, but I’m clearly not worst. If the … Continue reading

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How To Make A Sausage (If You Care)

It’s time again to write a sonnet, so Let’s get it done. A topic would be nice But sonnet-writing’s all about the show So merely matching meter will suffice. Well, almost. It’s important that it rhymes Appropriately, too: a-b-a-b, Then … Continue reading

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Fogcats

The little cats come clomping down The boulevards and streets in town Their thunderously velvet prancing Setting shades and stemware dancing Just the way that fogcats wouldn’t If they didn’t know they shouldn’t. Little cat feet might be cuter If … Continue reading

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Tardy Slip

It’s a fact fundamental and cruel: It’s the rare car that runs without fuel And you’d do well to take That to heart if you make Predawn midwinter trips to the pool

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