Poem-a-day No.4

Backwoods Bucks Six hundred twenty nine miles A little town called Caryville Where goats are chained In the yard with the dogs The circle of sustenance Shot up from the treetops Nestled in the foothills Shiny brand new Out the door Quint venti white mocha Bottle of syrup $6.99 Never have I traveled So farContinue reading “Poem-a-day No.4”

Poem-a-day No.2

Forgiveness My heart was heavy, for its trust had been Abused, its kindness answered with foul wrong; So, turning gloomily from my fellow-men, One summer Sabbath day I strolled among The green mounds of the village burial-place; Where, pondering how all human love and hate Find one sad level; and how, soon or late, WrongedContinue reading “Poem-a-day No.2”

Faded scars

I feel for her. Sort of. Maybe not so much. I want to warn her. Sometimes. Never mind. Let her learn the hard way. Would do no good anyway. Earn her badge among the ranks. Ugly scars like the rest of us wear. Or rather wore, I should say. Mine are gone now. How aboutContinue reading “Faded scars”

Luau of life

Turquoise Jesus In all His Holiness Dangling transparent From her rearview Mirror Surrounded by flowers Tangerine Tropical Glued to the Dash A plastic girl Giving hula Finding false Comfort In her co-pilot and Lucky charm I wonder… Does a silver plaque Warn Pinned to her visor To never drive Faster Than your angel Can flyContinue reading “Luau of life”

Hypocritic Bullshit

So tired of people… Screaming for love When there’s no love In them Crying foul When they cheat At every turn Pointing a finger Casting the Blame Refusing to take Responsibility For actions all Their own Refusing or Unable A sure sign Of the true Make-up Is it any Wonder I chose this Path ofContinue reading “Hypocritic Bullshit”

The Hyena

It wasn’t his Voice Finally found After fifty years Of living Dead It was his Imitation skills Finely tuned Honed Down pat Poetry, prose Letters and Madness No original Thought Merely mimicking Bukowski’s style The scruples Morals By which he Lives his Life Memorized passages Dog-eared Pages Following A script Assuming a Personal role WorseContinue reading “The Hyena”