Monthly Archives: June 2015

No Second Chances

If had an extra second Would perhaps have edited But verse was rushed to heck and This was best that could have did With eighty-six four hundred Seconds stuck with “did” not “done” But always will have wondered What if … Continue reading

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You Snooze You Lose

Awakening at 1:01 To find the afternoon’s begun Without my blessing, I confess t’ Being peeved with my siesta. When, again, at ten to three The wakeful world welcomes me With mocking condescension, I’m Resentful of the passing time. It’s … Continue reading

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Overheard And Possibly Mistranslated

The dog! Don’t touch the dog! ¿Toque el perro? No! ¿Por qué? You don’t know where your hands have been! ¡Yo sólo les lavé!

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Hot Mess

It’s hotter other places And it’s humiderer, too A lot of people’s faces Feel like steaming plates of stew Misery is lonely Unaccompanied, it’s true I know I’m not the only Fellow melting–maybe you Are sheathed in wet excrescences, Your … Continue reading

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Rainbow High

It’s hours since the Roberts court Destroyed my marriage vows for sport, Yet though the institution’s dead There’s still a woman in my bed. Although we’re trembling on the brink Of Armagednarok, I think Perhaps the rhetoric was blown A … Continue reading

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Crapé Diem

Impatience takes the toll it will. I’m late, but I’d be later still Were I to rush, provoking Fate To gleefully impede my rate To such a great extent a snail Would leave me gasping in its trail. Each task … Continue reading

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Welcome To Side Five

Type your name, Your password, too, And we’ll pretend That you are you. Is this the picture That you chose? Then type the phrase That no one knows. Now transcribe for us What you see Suspended from This signpost tree. … Continue reading

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