Tag: poetry

Return Address

Return Address

The return address gives me pause. It’s not the name, not the street number Not the color of the Sharpie ink. I’d forgotten the lean of your Hand. That is, I didn’t forget it. I’d have Known it was from…

bias pleats

bias pleats poem

all the boys liked to grab sarah’s boob one or the other when they passed her locker like she was a sideshow attraction a free one they’d honk the flesh like an old car horn some even making the arrrooogah…

The Wilderness Inside

wilderness inside

Arriving at the fair, this annual trek we Take to the hills of central Connecticut I marvel again at the size of the whole Ordeal, the mounds of raw chicken Cooking in even rows — The art projects Sorted by…

Identity is a Broken Hinge

identity is a broken hinge

Identity is a broken hinge on which The closet door of self hangs— The loose screws gasping to hang on Exhausted sheet rock shredding, Lost in a memory of its former self. A cry out! Ayyy me! OH the Agony of…

The ABCs of Band Names (and Other Diseases)

Band names diseases

Auto-Brewery Syndrome Basorexia Clinomania Dry Socket Excessive Sweating Flat Feet Galactorrhea Hot Tub Rash Iron Overload Jumping Frenchmen of Maine Kala-Azar Laughing Death Mary Hart Syndrome Nintendonitis Ototoxicity Pica Went the Magpie Qat Fever Rhinotillexomania Swimmer’s Itch Trench Mouth Underage…

Chubby Lady

Say hello to her, the person Who entered, You see her now? The chubby Middle-aged Lady in clunky boots with Gray streaks. Greet her since No one seem to have As yet. Hello lady: Sorry. I didn’t see you there.…