I was often told my soul was old as in the Graham Parker song. The more one hears in all these many years convince me they were wrong. My mind is wild. I am a forever child singing a forever song.
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I hear the wind Then my scream Then the siren Help comes But always too late I carry around this thing Looking for a box To put it in.
CONFESSION or ON PERRY MASON
On Perry Mason the killer takes the stand at 52 minutes after the hour. At 53 the story is told and at 54 comes the confession. Next a commercial. Then the denouement when Perry and Paul and Della and the freed defendant have a drink and a smoke. The rest of us live in theContinue reading “CONFESSION or ON PERRY MASON”
Cassi one and cassi two Tiger Jojo Tinkerbell Now there are Blanca and mia Cats and dogs I know I left one out She was gray And friends with tinkerbell I can’t remember her name Was she unremarkable or am I just losing it I have her ashes somewhere I could ask Maria But sheContinue reading “Pets”
BENJAMIN WEST WENT EAST THEN SOUTH
I When Benjamin West went East who was left to save America? Before the Wyatts could tame the rough and craggy land Christina or Helga might live and die there in dignity but not Benjamin West. The Garden of Eden? Was it a garden of delight? Did he leave or was he expelled? There BarbariansContinue reading “BENJAMIN WEST WENT EAST THEN SOUTH”
Ai Ai Ai oh Ai Ai Ai oh Ai Ai Ai oh My defense is to be human
DON’T GET ME STARTED
Fair Lawn is a cemetery town Lucky to get out alive. I shoulda been from Glen Rock Or Ridge Wood They are solid towns. Don’t get me started on Ho-Ho-Kus.
LOOK OUT! I just got my poetic license Now nobody is safe.
YEEREG STEL WOG
Some people have a gift My first girlfriend was a backwards talker Fluent and baffling I can still hear her say condominium backwards and yeereg stel wog She became a librarian.
ONE POE BOY
A call came in to our excited leader When I was birding in Cape May A rare giant raven had been spotted in Delaware Bay And was on its way We were ready with our binoculars Our cameras and gaze But the bird it did not show Then or any days We saw eagles hawksContinue reading “ONE POE BOY”