Tag Archives: lawn care

Yardwork

I’ll stand up to stray raccoons I’ll play your favorite song on spoons I’ll carve you valentines in runes But I won’t mow the lawn The pollen makes my eyelids swell My alveoli start to gel I gain a painful … Continue reading

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Dispatch From The Field

Day 3: Approaching normalcy. The histamines are in retreat; My sinuses are nearly free Of mucus, like an empty seat At rush hour on a crosstown bus. The lawn is mocking, beckoning: Don’t mind the weeds, come play with us! … Continue reading

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Unequal Contest

I use knives The grass survives It uses pollen I get hives

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Gardening Tipsy

Sorry for the tardy warning You’ll have surely learned by morning Beers make decent Slug-B-Gones But they’re attracting leprechauns

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A Whippersnapper’s Toast

Happy Father’s Day to you Who are or have or know one. To The dads among us, raise a glass! What? Right. Yes, sir! I’m off your grass.

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Little Bunny Poo-poo

Silly bunny on my lawn, You squat. I wish you’d not. Begone! You lift that little tuft of cotton On your bottom, and the rotten Pellets underneath fall out Upon the grass that months of drought Have worn into a … Continue reading

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Fuzzy Logic

I’m sitting here inhaling cat At 45 degrees north lat. And though the dander makes me weepy More than anything, I’m sleepy. Sure, I’d love to go to bed But it’s still light outside. Instead, I’ll wheeze here on the … Continue reading

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