Category Archives: writing

If I Had Listened (I wouldn’t be me)

If I had listened to what they told me, or all of those friendly suggestions people send my way, I wouldn’t have: Grown my beard or Put up signs by the road or Climbed telephone poles or Come up with … Continue reading

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Blue Laced Eternity (old blue vans)

(Life is full of changes and sometimes you have to move the old shoes out the door. So, I wrote this as a “fare thee well”) Old blue shoes You were good to me You were good to my shins … Continue reading

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StreetPoem Update (my tooth hurts)

My tooth hurts. The tooth that is long and pointy and looks like a dog tooth. Maybe on some people it looks like a rat tooth or a wolf tooth but mine is like a small dog tooth. So, the … Continue reading

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Lost In A Whale (lemon fresh cake)

Saturday we ate pizza standing up or sitting on a tiny thin stool and it was good but we brought 3 slices home because how much pizza can you eat? and then we ate it later and turned the oven … Continue reading

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I’m Not Ready (I am ready)

I wrote this in a few minutes as I first listened to the new song Exit 353 by Damien Jurado.   i’m not ready for what you want of me. i’m not ready. i haven’t packed my stuff. i haven’t … Continue reading

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Round and Round (purple spirits)

round and round and round and round. my brain goes round and round and spins off and hits things. my list grows longer and no one helps and i spin and spin and i spin. and i collapse in on … Continue reading

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Frog Lips (yellow butter drip)

they say im going in a new direction they say im a changin my ways but i dont feel no different im still blinded by the same haze so i might be leaving i might be leaving soon and youll … Continue reading

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We All Got Dogs (bitter southerner rise and shine)

Please check out Bitter Southerner’s “Rise and Shine” section today. They asked to me to tell them about dogs. So I wrote them a dog poem I even did a reading for them. You see I am trying to make Pup … Continue reading

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Clickity-Clack (train rolls on)

1. I think of people in the past as old— always older than I am, or was. I think of adults when I was young and a school boy kid and they all seem old. Now I look back at when a song came out or a book … Continue reading

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Baked TrashMan and Liz Taylor

The Baked TrashMan put on his red necktie and combed his hair one last time. He grabbed his keys and went out the side door to the carport. His truck cranked up and he stretched out in the seat. He … Continue reading

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