“Men in Orange Jumpsuits”

  She wanted the attention and the wealth. Bold disrespect she shows Memorial Day for Christians dressed in orange to their death; be-headings all the rage is Griffin’s way. I weep for Man whose lost all sense of shame I shudder for her stupid, bloody hands I feel the filth just mentioning her name A…

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Day 25, NaPoWriMo

It’s true that Bruce Jenner looks quite a bit thinner in his new Maxi dress whose stripes should impress. A clerihew is a whimsical, four-line biographical poem invented by Edmund Clerihew Bentley. The first line is the name of the poem’s subject, usually a famous person put in an absurd light. The rhyme scheme is…

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Laugh-Clown-Laugh

My daughter wants a lighter poem from me! And so I search to find my funny-bone. My humerus, when hit, is not with glee; There’s pain behind the painted face that’s shown. I never found the Stooges-Three much fun; I scoff and sulk; my boredom’s not allayed. The pie shoved in the face of those…

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Jazzy Religion

Source: Sketch by Clint Casey. “Jazzy Religion” She red-lipped prophet-seer blaring out the word. He prays swell apple-cheeked blowing on his horn. Me soul-less entranced; their foot still in my door.

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