poemetry

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

2020-9-22

the first thing to go
when i get to the part
known as
editing the poem
is anything that could be….

2020-9-21

my dreams
are simple enough.
perhaps
that’s the problem.
suppose….

2020-9-20

i hate mirrors:
they remind me
that i exist.

2020-9-17

my tragedy
compared to
other tragedies(
yours is
not less nor….

2020-9-16

there’s a tenderness
i miss
more than i can say
for i have never
felt….

2020-9-11

if only
there were a reason
for all the sadness,
pain and suffering,
a reason that made….

2020-9-9

people claim
the world is complicated
and the problems we face
are hard.
that’s a lie….

2020-9-7

how easily i break:
a word,
a thought,
another failure added
to a long lifetime of failures….

2020-9-3

who i am
is not
who i want
to be.
the problem is….

2020-9-2

by the millions
they come and go,
these humans
who try so desperately
to prove they are….

2020-9-1

the emptiness of this world
is where it waits,
the silence that allows me
to get up and walk
away from the noise….

2020-8-29

being human
and being happy
are clearly
two different things.
we could be happy….

2020-8-28

humans aren’t satisfied
with “propagating the species”
as a reason for existence,
so we make up stories
about god and higher purpose….

2020-8-26

the bullies,
when i was young,
were girls & boys
who needed
to let me know….

2020-8-25

i don’t expect
to wake each morning
(any morning)
with a happy smile
on my face….
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