Madness of Poetry

Why  do I write poems? I began writing poetry at a young age shortly after I began reading poems of  Continue reading

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Age of the poltroon

If life

is so real

why does

its experience

rapidly turn

into these

once

treasured

but

guarded

memories?

we live in the Continue reading

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Cold steely blue eyed

Went to my favorite

‘Trader’

store

where I get my treats

and

more

there was this huge

steely cold blue eyed

checker

standing boldly

behind his

cash

register

he

gave me such an evil

stare

not much Continue reading

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Eleven fifty nine and counting

eleven fifty nine

and

counting

tick

tick

tick

grandfather clock

goanna

go bong!

tension’s mounting

worried

sick

beat your chest

like old Continue reading

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Fifteen minutes of fame

I’m goanna get my

fifteen minutes of fame

you caused it

You made me

you’re to blame

I’m

a free Continue reading

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Hasty steps downtown

We take

hasty steps

downtown

arriving

sooner

doing Continue reading

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In that tree

Parting with the day

the muffled

ruffling

of my birds

in that tree

soft bells ring

they toll

invisibly

there is a Continue reading

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Listen to the rain

Drops hit the rusty old

junky truck and the salty

old abandoned boat

Revel in the smell

of the air after

a fairly heavy rain

listen to the rain

the scent of rain

so Continue reading

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Withering away in Winogaritaville

Livin’ in

Spain a lot

(drinking ‘shots’ while

humming my

old tune…)

withering

away

in

winogaritaville

man it’s Continue reading

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Standing

Standing and

waiting

teeth gnashing

and

grinding

for the bells

to start Continue reading

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Hats

Birthday hats

for dogs

and cats?

sure!

why not?

it’s my way of Continue reading

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