She tries to be a good wifeDesperately wants a better life. Drunk, still stumbling, grabs the keys to her carLeaving the mansion, Piper hears, "You won't get far!" That's all I really want, muttering to herselfI can't stop, he doesn't understand.. hangs me on the shelf. 20 years of marriage, drinking every dayPiper panders to that man-car begins to … Continue reading Crash

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Yes, my poems seem dark and dreary. One time I tried a happy verse but it didn’t seem to work.  The clouds blocked the sun, the earth began to shake.The time and space continuum collided and NASA locked me up. Then, the CIA got involved and called me a national threat. They flagged my email, … Continue reading Don’t read this!


The quietness is overwhelming Such a strange sense of calm Like eerie still leaves on the street Before the storm at dawn What is this that I feel?  Few sounds heard are real The steady low droll of a fan Wire clanks from far above Sitting here in demented awe I wonder what my inner … Continue reading Quiet