Bad Poetry Friday

Untitled 9/15/00 My crazy old lover my crazy lover talking to you today made my heart feel the same as it did we had our passion two summers ago You have a signifigant other why wasn't I signifigant enough to hold onto you? I will win you back, eventually My crazy lover   Notes: I … Continue reading Bad Poetry Friday

Bad Poetry Friday

"A Hooker Returning to Her Corner" 2/17/1998 A long time goodbye happiness etched on a street corner wrapped around an empty soul to void the chill of deception rain on flesh rolling and fumbling sorrow is no longer sweet like honey seldom does she feel what she is being robbed of she once fell when … Continue reading Bad Poetry Friday

Bad Poetry Friday

Untitled (2/10/1998) Used to be "Life of the Party" laughing and drinking away the pain and now I'm sober and thinking what a waste my views changed a little deranged Now I'm a little depressed just call me compulsive and obsessed it ain't that bad just the best days I'd ever have   Notes: I … Continue reading Bad Poetry Friday

Bad Poetry Friday

Skeleton Girl c. 1997 Skeleton girl by the pay phone who calls you? Is it your stung out lover? Is it your mother? It's not like you'll go very far except in the backseat of a car Skeleton girl by the pay phone The call's for you.   Notes: This sounds like I ripped off … Continue reading Bad Poetry Friday

Bad Poetry Friday

Untitled 6/11/00 Yesterday I heard that you were married Funny how I wasn't invited to your wedding even though we lost touch years ago but I'm sure you remember that summer and how I placed you on a pedal stool in my heart and how you sang me all my favorite songs and I cried … Continue reading Bad Poetry Friday

Bad Poetry Friday

Untitled (2/16/03) Liz Phair never said anything about him Instead her songs eluded to what my thoughts were exactly   Anne Sexton was an infamous mistress she washed off like watercolor   Sometimes I think he is the grime on my car three weeks thick that the rain can't erase   Song lyrics and lines … Continue reading Bad Poetry Friday

Bad Poetry Friday

Brian's Portrait (c. 1998) If I had to paint your face My fingertips would be the brushes I'd start with your jawline with four-o-clock shadow And move to the arc of your smile Trace soft lips stretching upward I would not forget your dimples Your strong nose That has been broken countless times Or your … Continue reading Bad Poetry Friday

Bad Poetry Friday

Untitled (July 1999) It was a rainy Monday when you told me the news I was hurt I was confused :Things aren't working out" I said, "Is there someone else?" You didn't answer just looked away Funny how I knew the truth anyway I must have been blind I must have been deaf I didn't … Continue reading Bad Poetry Friday

National Bad Poetry Day

In honor of National Bad Poetry Day, here is a gem of mine from 1999. Remembering (c. 1999) This was actually published in my high school literary journal. Looking back through the looking glass my reflection reminds me of my naivete but all was lost when I fell from the sky drunk on love high … Continue reading National Bad Poetry Day