Category Archives: poetry

Things I Don’t Know About Places I’ve Never Been

I know that if I call a spade a spade Or Coke a soda rather than a pop My neighbors here will cock their heads like dogs And some will laugh if I say “cock” and “head” In normal conversation. … Continue reading

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They’re A Hawk And A Handsaw

My pets don’t believe in me. I am; they’re unconvinced it’s true. Did Shakespeare have a cat? Did he Encounter skpetsticism, too? You ask, To be, or not to be? When housepets don’t believe in you.

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Checkless

I have a list of daily tasks That I review before I sleep. They’re rarely done, but no one asks, So I’ve no promises to keep. My conscience pricks me ’cause they’re all Unfinished, but that cricket’s crazy: He thinks … Continue reading

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SAT Prep

CHESS is to WAR As MUCH LESS is to MORE

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Seeking The Light

Why are moths? Does someone know? What mocking god Designed them so? They don’t have mouths (I think that’s true) And yet they’re spelled the same, Sans U. It’s good they’re throatless, Else they’d choke To know they’re just A … Continue reading

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Things You Can’t Unknow

Alligators say goodbye. Disappointed? So was I.

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Debating Gravity

Belief in science Isn’t a requirement That’s kind of the point

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