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Cupcake Rap


I once asked a group of poetry students to define bad poetry. after ten minutes, no one came up with even one for an academic list. they could tell me what made a good poem, but not a bad one. … Continue reading

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you are tempting, tasty, and true


you are tempting, tasty, and true on a lightly toasted bun or another kind of one flat or crispy… you…you tickle my tongue licking my lips you are better than pastry better than bread butter in a stick or in … Continue reading

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Smatterings of falling poetry


somewhere….out in the country, or even the city…it is raining poetry. Poetry from the sky, poetry on the slippery grass, poetry even when I slip… …but mainly, there is poetry in my brain…the contents of which are cataloged in gray … Continue reading

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An Ode to An Expired Carton of Greek Delight


this evening i have been reading some good poetry, from Kirsten Uninterrupted http://www.kirstenuninterrupted.wordpress.com             and The Forlorn Fairy ( http://www.eclecticdirections.wordpress.com ). i love their poetry and hope you will too… i confess to feeling a … Continue reading

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an ode to the Kirby….with or without duct tape


she makes me wait while i try to vac she seems to take too much time i’ll just go check on the cheese and mac while i think of another rhyme. she coughs and gurlguls and chortles she cannot take … Continue reading

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love is like a chocolate cake


if i could sum up a few of the more poignant relationship blog posts I have discovered over the course of the past week on the world wide wonder, it might resemble this unabashedly uncharacteristic undulating stream of words i … Continue reading

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the society for the prevention of hostility toward unabridged dictionaries


where have all the unabridged dictionaries gone long time a passin where have all the unabridged dictionaries gone long time ago where have all the unabridged dictionaries gone gone to dumpsters every one when will they ever learn? when will … Continue reading

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How do I love thee? Let me count the glaze


We face a growing problem in The West. An increasingly disturbing range of bulging behemoths spend reckless days before computerized game devices, munching on the joys of high fructose corn syrup, powdered sugar, and genetically modified substances. Even the United … Continue reading

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I was walkin’ down the street in June


I was walkin’ down the street in June I was walkin’ with my fork and spoon Went into Dairy Queen to buy a float Then ran out to tie my Billy Goat Got a shovel for my friends in line … Continue reading

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to catch a wink


Hello sleep, it’s nice to meet you. Come inside, the covers greet you. slumbering soundly and so sweet too to catch a wink will surely treat you. and so a half brained poem comes out as my eyelids droop into … Continue reading

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