poemetry

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

2020-8-19

it would be awesome
to blame it all
on you.
in fact,
i think it would be….

2020-8-18

with each passing day
i’m grateful for
each passing day
that i am still here.
one day will pass….

2020-8-17

tens of millions of dancing sperm
surround the Egg of the Month,
each demanding to be the future.
EotM tolerates the rabble for a time,
and then: You. You’ll do….

2020-8-15

hope is not my friend.
i understand very well
the ways and nature
of that ugly fucker, fear.
that bastard lets me know….

2020-8-14

that’s the way that
the world goes round,
sang Prine, and he was
mostly right.
but sometimes….

2020-8-13

my 42-inch monitor
sits directly across
from where i sit.
the power is off.
my face reflects clearly….

2020-8-12

as God was finally leaving
this universe behind,
He turned and look back
(as He had zapped
Lot’s wife for doing)….

2020-8-11

human life
is much too hard….

2020-8-9

my pain is real.
my anger is real.
the question is:
how does the one
flow from the other?

2020-8-3

i really wish
being tired
was an actual
and defensible excuse;
i’d be set for life….

2020-7-30

the audience grows smaller
and i try to convince myself
the audience was never
the point of the exercise.
i refuse to believe that crap….

2020-7-27

given that everybody
is going to die someday,
and i do mean everybody;
and given that everything
is going to end someday….

2020-7-24

you say you’re tired of it all
after, what?
four months?
five?
but what if….

2020-7-16

some mornings
i wake
and i remember –
i dreamed,
and i forgot….

2020-7-13

one of the most important
things i do each day,
mandatory for my happiness
and general well-being,
is to fool myself….
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