poemetry

the works of America’s greatest living poemetrist, alive or otherwise.

2020-5-27

my world, my life
are never good enough.
i understand
the evolutionary forces
behind the urge….

2020-5-25

it’s not like
viruses & cancers
and all the rest
are trying to
kill you….

2020-5-24

i can mourn them,
the 100,00 dead.
John Prine & Annie Glenn
the many dead
unknown to me….

2020-5-19

should is a
particularly cruel word.
must & will
remove choice
by force….

2020-5-18

my super-powers
are beyond belief.
BELIEVE IT!
i am not one,
but two, count ‘em, two!

2020-5-15

how to commit suicide
without dying?
the way an official
can resign their position
in protest….

2020-5-13

i wake each morning
to the press
of my entire life
on my mind,
my first thought….

2020-5-12

i love that part
of human nature
where nothing
is good enough.
score one for the Buddha!

2020-5-11

the extinction of
the human race
via plague:
it’s very much
a possibility.

2020-5-10

honesty is my option
of last resort.
anything but that,
and i mean anything…

2020-5-8

that’s what i need!
a serum,
like in a bad sf movie
where the mad scientist
never needs to sleep again….

2020-5-7

there’s no reason
i have to do this.
there’s no reason
i have to do anything.
the beauty of choice.

2020-5-6

it’s never going to be perfect.
win the powerball & have millions,
and i’ll still burn the toast,
stub my toe,
say something stupid out loud….

2020-5-4

trying to take seriously
that everything i learned
to take seriously
was wrong.
the only serious thing….

2020-5-2

there are troubling signs
that the things
i have long depended on
for the soft reassurance
that my life….