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Use Your Words

Haul out the battered box The cardboard reliquary With VOCAbULarY scrawled upon its side And tell me of your day As if you care

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Regifting

I admire people who can paint, Who aren’t embarrassed when they’re asked to draw. The Muse of Visual Arts showed true restraint When gracing me: I earn less awe than, “Aww.” Likewise the vocal arts, whose patroness Gave me the … Continue reading

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Anhydrocephaly

That grinding, scraping sound you hear Is coming from my inner ear. Whenever I hear that alarm It means my inspiration farm Is in extremis, and the drought Of clever things to write about Has found a long term place … Continue reading

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Fourteen Horizontal Stripes

This is not a sonnet. I can tell. A sonnet’s fourteen lines, and not just two. Or even three, like this. It’s just as well. Eleven more would be too hard to do. I might make it to five, but … Continue reading

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Unclear On The Concept

Knock-knock! Who’s there? Writer’s block. Writer’s block, who? (…Now you talk.)

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Thoughts Executed

Winter weather threatens leaks In unprotected frozen plumbing; Also poem-posting streaks If wi-fi fails. In case that’s coming I’ll pend this for just before The stroke of twelve tomorrow night. I may be weak, infirm and poor As Lear, yet … Continue reading

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I Was Mistaken

I don’t have a title yet. I’ll conjure one ere long, I bet, But not before this verse is done. Wait, what? That’s now? I blew that one.

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