When I Can

When I don’t figure skate It feels as though my legs will run away without my body When I don’t play my violin My arms are noodles, only fit for cutting onions and causing tears When I don’t write Everything stays in, and I become a boring average When I skate I can fly When […]

Lame Duck

Soon to be recent college grad Much more of a mouthful than a name like Brad What do we call these useless lame ducks? Because they aren’t chickens they can’t give any clucks Done with their classes but not taken the exam They want parties but still need to cram And what do we call […]

Seasonal Uprising

Could spring be coming? Or is that thought too becoming? For of winter we found no body But who seems to care now? Nobody Could spring come up rising? Or is this a lead in to summer’s uprising? Mutiny among seasons is never more Obvious than a raven saying ‘nevermore’

A Mermaid’s Woes

I might hate to be a mermaid Though someone might be able to persuade But unless I had a palisade My only defense would be an offensive serenade And my hair normally so untangled Would be so wild I might get strangled Or perhaps a fish would wander in to be wrangled I wonder if […]

Oceanic Sacrifice

I had visited the ruins I fear I angered an ancient god When across the land I trod In the oceanic land Stealing pictures and buying souvenirs Walking where the ancients had shed tears Did they look from final graves Deciding my tourism offends I suppose it depends But ocean gods demand sacrifice When you […]