What? The Ducking Duck

“I’ve painted so many lies” As woe begets my pen (Oh my....is that.... a typo?)   The neglect of a V A carat addition ^ Or auto-correction Underscoring the need for  This somber reflection    What is the meaning of life and love?   The nurture of ducks Vs The nature of Fu’s   (Where... Continue Reading →

The Sperm Lottery

Facebook asked me what I would want to do if I won the lottery.  So, the odds of winning the lottery are 1 to 175 million, on average.  Did you know, in order to be born, you were 1 of roughly 80 to 1800 million sperm? Your birth was quite literally winning the sperm lottery.... Continue Reading →

How Monsters Made Mountains

A little boy sat next to his grandmother in their backyard, looking at the mountains all around them.  “Grandmom, why are there mountains?” the little boy asked, his eyes wide and entranced in the way only children can see the world. He had removed the thumb he was sucking absentmindedly to ask his question.  The... Continue Reading →

Cleanup in Aisle 7

I keep looking for the way Instead of living the way You can’t swim in a textbook But can’t some words fan a flame?   In truth, these words are limited It’s gone like a whisper What makes sense one second Goes out in the next breath   It’s like catching a greased pig in... Continue Reading →

Dopesniffers!

Be Yourself! But not too yourself Because you must Make everyone Else Happy Too   There’s nothing worse Living the curse Being the one Everyone dislikes Cause  It’s You   You put on the face In digital grace Ignore yourself For a thumbprint In  Blue   If you’re lucky Maybe your life Is better For... Continue Reading →

His name was Robert Ross, Man

There are words That are like painting The sky upon the air There's no way to do it And yet, it's already there There are worlds Beyond naming The cry I didn't hear There's no way it happened And yet, I was here Every day is a new question And exclamation twisted round Am I... Continue Reading →

Because I’m all about the Bass

A perfect key to a lock I didn’t know was there A note unwritten brought lightbulbs To darkness long buried in crumpled sheets Then, at my lowest, My lungs became wings Soaring on melody My mind always in verse The harmony coming Only with the bass In tones I have written Thought I fell from... Continue Reading →

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