poemetry

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

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….

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….