poemetry

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

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….

2020-5-1

because my brain
is not broken
but badly wired,
the way to fix
my life….

2020-4-29

the whole idea of “life”
is pretty irritating to me
these days.
what’s the point
of years of struggle….

2020-4-27

nothing
nothing
nothing
is ever
as good….

2020-4-25

but i don’t want it to rain today!
i wanna ride my bike today
and i’ll ride my bike in the rain
but i don’t wanna
ride my bike in the rain!

2020-4-24

pinning my hopes
on the stuff i can buy
never works out
as well as i hope.
if i were rich….

2020-4-23

without a good night’s sleep,
nothing works.

2020-4-22

each morning
i sit with
pen & notebook
and search for
certain words….

2020-4-20

getting serious about life
after 63-plus years
of aimless wandering,
not to mention
too many snacks….

2020-4-15

in my sleep
i called forth the aliens.
i slept
and my sleep
was angry and vengeful.

2020-4-14

i’m one of the people
who would rearrange
the deck chairs
on the Titanic.
it’s not that i don’t care….

2020-4-11

humans being humans,
or so they say,
sit & wish & hope
this things goes away.
covid 19.
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