Tick-less Inaudible clacking of clavier keys. Inarticulate tapping of talons on eves. Chattering leaves, grey in the gutter. A battery wilts while watch hands sputter. Jostling toothpicks in kitchenette drawers— I hear them all. The universe snores. —M.M.
When the heatwave hit Nebraska the cows keeled over dead— Not really dead, but nearly dead, (at least that’s what the farmers said) when the heat wave hit Nebraska. When the heatwave hit Nebraska the cornfields went bone dry— Not real bones, just dirt and stones. The baking skies were filled with moans when the... Continue Reading →
Prometheus Bring us fire. Bring us light. Bring us knowledge. Steer us right. Good and evil, feed us fruit, Tempt us with a parachute. Crash and burn, burn and char, scourge us hence, near and far. We will curse thee. We will rage. We will write upon the page. We will open up the... Continue Reading →
The Light of Sleep I write despite the time of night, And fight the light of sleep. I write, and might, in dream tonight, Find the flight to leap A lap around the kite-filled sky Phantasmic, black and deep, Wherein the knightly stories hide Awake within their keep. But, by and by, by... Continue Reading →
Accolades All great awards and accolades Darken, as their glory fades, And with the ticking of the clock, The walls regale with silent talk, The stories time has ceased to tell, Of heroes, who had triumphed well, Till memories are overlooked, Overdrawn and underbooked, The legends turned to legacy, The name preserved for... Continue Reading →
On air Hi-fi sci-fi via Wi-Fi, Prime-time fine crime too, An HD movie on the TV Through the air to you. -M.M.
*Note: Each R or L in this poem is replaced with a W for specific effect. I will let you decide which effect I was going for. Widdow Wabbit Walfie Widdow wabbit Walfie, Went Whooping down da woad, Where da weeping wiwwows cwy, So soft dat no one knowed. He was soon confwonted,... Continue Reading →
The power of the human brain is amazing. Our imaginations work so well, we can will into existence any illogical conclusion we like. Today's humorous poem should make that clear enough. Mind Games Your mind plays tricks on you all day, And gets you every time. I ask another name for lemons, You tell me... Continue Reading →