#POETRY 21

<!--[if !mso]>st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } <![endif]--> Twenty-OneI just got started:Community college class-loadPart-time employedStarving student vegetable rice dinnersCheap tennis-shoesGrowing out dyed hairRetro-fied hippy wardrobeMinimum payment on maxed out credit cardsRunning slippery rain hillsBoyfriend at the 4-year universityPush start Volkswagon Super-beetle.I went on to waste my time in various ways,70's disco themed parties,Hippy to office appropriate to yoga cultureMoving … Continue reading #POETRY 21

#POETRY "To the Maidens"

To the Maidens;You less than skinny,stockings runned, pock-marked, less than perfect beautiesYou who can not compete with airbrushed liesBut live full out in your speckled skin wonderWorsened by the unknown chemicals in foodSupposed to feed but poisoning us.Those earned feathery eyesSparkling behind oceans of tears,Shed in moments of pain or joyThey do not compareTo the … Continue reading #POETRY "To the Maidens"

#POETRY or lack thereof

Can't live without youTasty deliciousonce black now creamy goodnessmy morning coffee. An Love Letter to ChocolateSo many ways you have come to me:hot chocolate with marshmallows milky goodness or dark mysterybitter bars used for cookingmelted goodness for dippingsometimes dipped and then hardened over bananas or pretzels heated by flamed marshmallows between layers of graham crackerspoured … Continue reading #POETRY or lack thereof

#Poetry so far behind I don’t know where today will land

SixteenWe've been here beforeand yet we repeat the same wordshoping they'll mean something elsebut their truth holds strongerthan those items on the old crazy glue commercials.And all those needs for normalall those holes trying to fillwith cigarette smoke and clairol hair dyeshort skirts and big haironly further pollutes the environment,kills the fish and the river … Continue reading #Poetry so far behind I don’t know where today will land

#POETRY 15 of 30

FrostingBirthday partyFriendsBouncing Baby BoyFrench onion dip deliciousnessBirthday candles never litFreezing in Southern CaliforniaWaterBadmintonWandering mallardsBocce ballsWomen talkingBrilliant IdeasWords of WisdomBarbecueWindNo one lit themselves on fireNo one shot their eye outNo one got food poisoningNo, it was a good day.