Tag Archives: Poetry

If Aliens Were Real

If aliens were real Not in a big-headed boogeyman probe-you-in-the-night way Or a blow-up-the-planet-and-eat-all-the-children way But a civilized Politicized Galactic Federation of Everyone Getting Along But Not Very Well way I’d go and get one of the makeup guys From … Continue reading

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Why Do We Read Sad Things?

Sorrow in story is a honeyed dagger We cry out at each sharp jab And ache for its sweetness as it withdraws

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Digital Bouquets

Children hide their faces inside digital bouquets Pixel-seeded lungs inhaling synthesized aromas Verisimilitude’s simulation Distracts from lovely desolation

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I Write Because I’m A Sadist (And You Masochists Like It)

The act of writing has, over the last few months, opened my eyes to the fact that I am not a good person. But that’s okay…neither are you. *     *     * I’m currently working on the first … Continue reading

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Spherical Mirror

I decided to do some plagiarizing from three-years younger me, so here’s a poem I wrote in 2008. Spherical Mirror From my own inspection There is no detection Of imperfection In my own unending reflection. While here inside There’s no … Continue reading

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That Day That We First Met

Valentines Day has come and almost gone, and, currently single, my first instinct is to scoff and brush it aside. But despite some cynicism, I’m still something of a romantic at heart, so rather than ignore the passing of the … Continue reading

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Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot

Auld Lang Syne. Many sing this song to ring in the new year. I have listened to renditions of this song by several different performers, and every version I’ve found has been upbeat and celebratory, in keeping with the holiday. … Continue reading

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