“Bang, Bang”

  She stood outside the window looking in; Her parents and the colored lights recall a celebration known as Christmas when all hearts are light and people’s cares are small. She stood outside the window looking in but dare not leave the shadows. There’s a pause; her hair entwined with twigs; her knee is skinned.…

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“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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>Mutant 750, #33

“Ain’t it the Truth?” It’s best to let your sleeping hound dogs lie or otherwise they’re baying at the moon. Insisting cats make exit from their bags may make them see you crazy as a loon. Some like to make a mountain of a mole; his hill a tiny fraction of the truth. Some words…

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Pie Ala Mode Ode

“Pie Ala Mode Ode” My palinode:  pie ala mode had earlier affection but now my waist measures such taste with bold discrimination. A palinode or palinody is an ode in which the writer retracts a view or sentiment expressed in an earlier poem.  Ogden Nash wrote a palinode in relation to his most famous poem…

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