poemetry

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

2020-12-1

was that junior high cafeteria
really that big?
were there really that many kids
all looking at me,
all laughing at the sorry loser….

2020-11-27

i opened my eyes
(at last)
and did not like
what i saw.
it got no better….

2020-11-18

you never know
when you’ve going to write
the best thing you will ever write
in your whole life.
you never know….

2020-11-15

i did not learn
as a child
how to be
healthy & strong,
my own person.

2020-11-9

when did i become human?
when did i become this human?
not so long ago,
i was not me, as such;
just a blob of cells….

2020-11-8

i climb up into the trees
to look around,
but i’m lost in this world.
there is safety up here,
but not for me.

2020-11-2

the past
did a poor job
of being
the future
when it had….

2020-10-29

late october:
cool, but a bike ride
is still enjoyable.
in a week or two
there’ll be rain….

2020-10-28

i start my days
at the wrong end,
mornings
when i am tired
and have no idea….

2020-10-26

so there i was,
bothering no one,
living my day quietly,
when all of a sudden,
and for no good reason….

2020-10-25

life invites us
to go crazy,
to lose our minds
over things
small and large….

2020-10-24

are you one of those people
who gets an idea for something
and then goes and does that something?
do you realize how fucking lucky you are
to be one of those people?

2020-10-23

what if we humans
are the most miserable lifeforms
in the universe?
given the size and amount
of everything….

2020-10-21

if you take
the brain science
seriously
, and i do,
than you cannot….

2020-10-20

the things i wish for
are not huge,
but they might as well be.
the way of this world
is to punish those….
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