Bady Poetry Friday

Mike- 2nd Chance You had time to pull your shit together So why do you return to your asshole tendencies? Do you enjoy driving me back to beer and cigeettes? At least I know they'll always be there One of these days you'll wake up and realize I was the best thing ever to happen … Continue reading Bady 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

I found out through Facebook recently that an ex-boyfriend who I haven't spoken to in about 13 years got married. I'm super happy for him. Coincidentally, today's bad poem was written shortly after our breakup. Fading Memory¬† I cannot remember the last word I spoke on the day my heart left the earth   I … Continue reading Bad Poetry Friday

Bad Poetry Friday

Untitled (July 1999) These are still about that same boy. You can also read a flash fiction short story loosely based on the breakup on Figment.com.   I miss my lover my crazy, crazy lover who can seduce me with his smile I don't mind parked cars in empty lots or making love only in … 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

Bad Poetry Friday

Untitled (c. unknown, but probably 2001/2002 considering the subject matter)¬†You pierce my skin with your icy gazeI pierced my nose in a creative streakPainted my body with butterflies and ivyYou stole my glory for a cheap highNow I'm lowstuck in the holewe dug togetherand I'm the one treading waterwhile you're still on thin ice, laughingThe … Continue reading Bad Poetry Friday

Bad Poetry Friday

Flowers (6/8/99) The day you brought me flowers was the day you broke my heart I used to remind you endless times of my floral fantasies Instead you ignored me I prayed for petals dreamed of daisies So plant me a garden of everlasting love and I will forever smile Author's note: This was written … Continue reading Bad Poetry Friday

Mortification Monday

12-5-1993 Dear Diary, I'd give anything and everything to fall in love. If it meant to have someone hold my hand, stand up for me, make me feel special and happy, yes, I'd give anything and everything to fall in love. Face it, all my other relationships sucked. I mean I dumped John C. and … Continue reading Mortification Monday