Category Archives: Medium Length Poems

I WISH I MAY, I WISH I MIGHT

A star +++++ I wish upon, although +++++ it’s very far. . . Who knows if it even ever listens +++++ or if it’s deaf, as its point light amid the whirling night sky glistens? Nonetheless, upon this distant star, … Continue reading

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SOMETIMES IT HURTS

Sometimes it hurts when I don’t like and cannot hold that I don’t like the way that I’ve been treated. Hurters don pants, +++++but, others of them, skirts– some bludgeon blunt– +++++some prick with spikes– some, passive hostile humbleness +++++and … Continue reading

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DO NOT LOOK BACK. (WELL, SOME SAY THAT).

Do not look back (Well, some say–that. . .) And, OK yes, I sort of get that forward movement is meant to be our main direction. And yet, you lack if ne’er you do hold up and view the backward-looking … Continue reading

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LOOK AT THE BIRDIE!

Look at the birdie! Don’t blink! And say cheese! Be warm but make sure that each muscle and bone in your form appears lively and warm, while all the while, in suspension, you freeze, for who knows which future subsets … Continue reading

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YES, YOU CAN SING

Yes, you can sing of what you do and what comes to you that feels blue, and absolutely wrong. . . But, do that only, and you’ll draw out the sad, afraid and mad and lonely. . . It may … Continue reading

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THE BLUES OF BEEPS AND BELLS

Beeps and bells, beeps and bells. . . They sound and ring, unforgiving, saying, “You’ve no more time to do this thing!” Against yourself it is a crime to saunter past the limit line, and fail to heed the plaintiff … Continue reading

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THE RIGIDEST OF STILLNESSES

There is a movement in the rigidest of stillnesses. be quiet, eyes wide or closed ears plugged or open throat tight or soft let body breathe and notice feel it, taste it relax your head around your brain and fall, … Continue reading

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