Toddler clothes with attitude
are adornments that make it
easier to gain friends.
A condom is not a condiment,
though a nice spermicidal lube is.
My thin hair had caused me
to be a connoisseur of hats.
The visor as a design
draws a circle, a spotlight
on the bare patches.
It looks so horrible
I may have to get one.
A day at the races
is a squalid affair
and the beauty of poetry is
the opportunity to say squalid(see connoisseur above).
What should happen to people that return
to their job after retirement
because they miss the action or
state I love my job or
believe colleges should be
vocational schools of higher learning
or rank schools by the jobs their
students get because of the
school they attended?
Small Town Idaho
Hoosiers confused it with Iowa.
Stories confused the cold plug-in engines
with Wyoming. The school catalogue
picture confused with greens and blues.
The university and Union Pacific railroad
confused me with promises of
The LDS church,
not on any maps,
was a quarter of the power
of Puritans in Massachusetts.
The skinheads were relegated
to a tree fort up north.
I lived in semi-desert, bald hills
and mountains. Two and half hours
To Sun Valley, Yellowstone and
Salt Lake City. A foreign country.