Domestic silence

Mother-in-law & wife as well
seem to have the jaws of hell
pub ward now I quickly wing
Silence is a treasured thing

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The Way of the Lost

“I’m finding myself”
she said.

But the more she looked
the more lost she became,
for,
she had forgotten herself
at home…

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(AN OCEAN OF STORY)

an ocean of story
on which he survived
adrift on a raft

whichever current
took him varied by day
wave far-off shore

he wished to avoid

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Hero ’80

It shattered the silence
of the study hall
so gloriously when
Wayne Pavlik greeted
news of his library fine
You mean I gotta pay for books?
UNCOOL!

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A very tall tale

Your tall story
fell,
(what a mighty fall)
and from the fragments
we found your passion, beating, flaming
and true.

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Behind Her Eyes

Most men are concerned
About what’s between her thighs
But I hope to learn
About what’s behind her eyes

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Tempus Fugit

Time unravels quickly around me.
Sand sifting through grasping fingers.
I reach for a moment, but it slips away.
How did I get here?

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