Category Archives: poetry

If The Sofa Dent Fits

Too hot to move I stayed inside If something’s missing Someone died Suspiciously Look far and wide But not at me I’m alibied

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Hint: An Aquatic Quadruped

Weather : Hot :: Happy : Not Weather : Hotter :: Happy : ______

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Custard Gets Me

the problem for me with free verse is it’s free

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Word Problem

“As happy as the day is long.” Joy equals Time? That must be wrong. Familiarity is Time, Well, times Acquaintance, and if I’m Recalling that old saw correctly, That equation leads directly To Contempt. If one may say F=C, then … Continue reading

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Tipping Point

Upon the summit, or so nearly there That he can taste it, the late trickster king Stands straight to rub his aching shoulder where It chafes the boulder, savoring the Spring. On heights of depths he stretches, knowing well How … Continue reading

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With A Side Of Crow

When all outdoors is baked in heat The thought of something hot to eat Might make your turncoat tummy cringe So serve it something cold: Revenge!

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Look Back In Error

Absolutes are always wrong Shortcuts sometimes take too long Bird banalities are song I say ping and you think pong And not the vaguely racist book About a truant and a cook And how he chose the blow he took … Continue reading

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