Poetry

Newly Freed

less than 1 minute read

thin glaze on puddles little girls giggle and stomp ice crunches under foot

The Last Ride

less than 1 minute read

Racing down the mountain side A winding highway in the rain More flight than pleasure ride Surely I was insane

Naughty Claus

less than 1 minute read

There once was a man named Naughty Claus Who shopped online with nary a pause Black Friday’s deals were always best For fishnets, toys and all the rest S...

Black Ice Heart

less than 1 minute read

Her icy stare made me shiver Even if she made me quiver

Unwanted

less than 1 minute read

H eaven didn’t want the maiming boy A mbling away from the Pearly Gates U nderneath the Earth, another was watching N etherworld needing another soul T o hu...

Trick or Treat

less than 1 minute read

Moldy sugar and weevily flour, Some rancid butter at the Witching Hour. Wriggly worms, spiders and flies, Spooky cookies, a treater’s surprise.

No Need to See

less than 1 minute read

warm oil on your back my hands exploring your curves teasing fingertips

Alien Haiku

less than 1 minute read

Driving late at night Bright green lights whirling above Almond eyes greet me

Last Glimpse

less than 1 minute read

I found the perfect spot, for us to share a final gaze Of cosmic wonder, before the end of days

Villain

less than 1 minute read

Vanquishing the mighty hero Inciting mayhem and chaos Legions of henchmen Lair of deceit Aggressor Intrigue rules with an iron fist No mercy says the w...

Lost in the Rain

less than 1 minute read

rain in late summer the boy walks along the street following a boat

The Nighthawk

less than 1 minute read

I stare at my winged reflection as I glide silently along the still glass of the moonlit lake, listening for the rattling hum and flutter of beetles in f...

Clouds

less than 1 minute read

Jack and Jill lay on the hill, Dreaming of clouds and shapes. Jack saw rats and cute kitty cats, But Jill’s dragon helped them escape.

Strange Love

less than 1 minute read

There once was a lady, hailing from the circus Whose beard was so long, she would curse it But there was something about her I was smitten, her lover I’d...

The Toy

less than 1 minute read

a haiku poem

Good Boy, Jake

less than 1 minute read

Rod in hand, I went to the lake, To fish for trout with my dog Jake. I cast my line, it went plop-plop. We waited for nature’s wat’ry crop.

Xanarax

less than 1 minute read

There once was an alien named Xanarax Who wanted to play the tenor sax But the human didn’t care She wouldn’t even share. So he ate her brain and saved t...

Alien Haiku

less than 1 minute read

spinning flying orb your lasers burned my house down take me up with you

The Bogeyman

1 minute read

Daddy says it’s time to sleep, To go to bed with naught a peep. The clock winds down, the hour late. I know I have to face my fate.

Late at Night

less than 1 minute read

I opened my eyes and could not see. Nothing but black in front of me. I lay supine upon this bed, Thinking I’d be better dead.

Cactus

less than 1 minute read

Prickly pointy spikes Drawing blood with slightest brush Struggling to survive

A Horse

less than 1 minute read

I should like to be a horse, So long as it’s a paint, of course. Flying riderless across the plain, Wind tickling my flowing mane.

Perfect Party

less than 1 minute read

Doug is dressed in his party best, In a feathered hat and a sequined vest. With an icy beer in each hand, He’d rock it out, with the band.

Bump in the Night

less than 1 minute read

Matted-hair and rotted teeth, what evil danger lurks beneath? Pointed talons and razor claw, drags you into a gaping maw. He hides in closets and under b...

High Seas Laundry

less than 1 minute read

Captain Hook, he climbed the deck, Lookin’ for Smee, to give him heck.

The Hand

less than 1 minute read

My hand’s all numbers so what the heck? I drew a card from atop the deck, My palms were wet and my cheeks a-fire A chip and a chair with stakes ne’er high...

March Madness

less than 1 minute read

Three great days in March Fourteen, Sixteen, Seventeen Pi, John and Patrick

The Picnic

1 minute read

If you go down in the woods today, you’re sure of a big surprise. If you go down in the woods today, you’d better go in disguise.

Pickles

less than 1 minute read

Sour pickles that make me pucker, I like to torture some poor sucker. Tell them sweet! It’s just one gherkin. It’s fun to trick, but mind your smirkin’!

Black Friday

less than 1 minute read

I tried, I tried, with all my might, To get the toy, I’d have to fight. Through shopping hoards, it was in my sight. I clambered over, jumped and took fli...

Flying Home

less than 1 minute read

I watched the sun set and the moon rise, As we flew, high in the skies. The clouds below, so milky white, Hills and valleys, an epic sight.

The Gypsy Tent

2 minute read

I wandered through the county fair, With plenty of coin and time to spare. Carnies barking to and fro, ‘Spin the wheel’ and ‘enjoy the show.’

Confession

3 minute read

Murderer! Murderer! I thought I would ne’er hear that word. But to my woe, you now bestow that label – many times have I heard. Now this is the day that I ...