Parakeet

You wake up in the morning And fall out of your bed Mean cats eat parakeets And this one’s nearly dead. You dearly wish the wind would shift And greasy windows slide Open for the parakeet Who’s colored bitter lime. Open the window And lift into your dreams lately, baby […]

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At My Most Beautiful

I’ve found a way to make you smile I’ve found a way A way to make you smile I read bad poetry Into your machine. I save your messages Just to hear your voice. You always listen carefully To awkward rhymes. You always say your name, Like I wouldn’t know […]

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Sad Professor

If we’re talking about love Then I have to tell you Dear readers, I’m not sure where I’m headed. I’ve gotten lost before. I’ve woke up stone drunk Face down in the floor. Late afternoon, the house is hot. I started, I jumped up. Everyone hates a bore. Everybody hates […]

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Diminished

I watched you fall. I think I pushed. Maybe I’m crazy Maybe diminished Maybe I’m innocent Maybe I’m finished Maybe I blacked out. How do I play this? I will give my best today I will give myself away I have never hurt anything Is the jury wavering? Do they […]

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Lotus

Hey hey. Hey hey. I was hell. Sarcastic silver swell That day it rained Tough spun. Hard worn. No Ocean flower aquarium Badlands. Give a hand. Honey dipt. Flim flam Hey hey. Hey hey. That cat can walk like a big bad man. So happy to show us I ate […]

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I’m Not Over You

I feel great. I lied to save your feelings. Truth convened, my head smashed through the ceiling I lost an arm, no one harmed you, diplomatically alarmed. I sulked away to lick my thin skin. I’m not over you. I’m not over you. I’m not over you.

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Hope

You want to go out Friday And you want to go forever. You know that it sounds childish That you’ve dreamt of alligators. You hope that we are all with you And you hope that you’re recognized You want to go forever You see it in my eyes. I’m lost […]

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Airportman

He moves efficiently Beyond security. Great opportunity awaits. Airport fluorescent Creature of habit Labored breathing and sallow skin Recycled air Moving Sideways Great opportunity blinks. Great opportunity blinks. Discounted. The people mover The people mover Discounted.

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Daysleeper

Receiving department, 3 a.m. Staff cuts have socked up the overage Directives are posted. No callbacks, complaints. Everywhere is calm. Hong Kong is present Taipei awakes All talk of circadian rhythm I see today with a newsprint fray My night is colored headache grey Daysleeper The bull and the bear […]

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Suspicion

Now my suspicion’s on the rise I have known, I have known your kind. Please don’t talk, don’t make me think Order up another drink Let me let my imagination drive. Can’t you see I need Nothing too deep. I’magination Come alive Suspicion Tonight, I’ll dream tonight. Listen to the […]

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