In Which I Write As Many Short Poems with Obnoxiously Long Titles As I Can in Five Minutes
September 23, 2013 Comments Off on In Which I Write As Many Short Poems with Obnoxiously Long Titles As I Can in Five Minutes
About The Nature of the Universe
They say the observable universe is only
14 gigaparsecs wide. I never knew
how wide that was until I looked into
your eyes and saw galaxies
that were already billions of
years old by the time their light
Amino Acids, Or The Fun of Naming
With amino acids you can spell
I AM STARSTUFF.
Or you can just spell DICK.
I AM A GIANT DICK is
also an option.
I Guess That’s Okay Too
You weren’t as big of
a jerk about it as you could
have been. In my mind
that’s cause for champagne.
Why I Like Bruises
Turns out the human body
is much more delicate
than anyone could have imagined.
Even the strongest people
with the purest of hearts get
hurt sometimes. It’s one
of the things that makes us
different from fairy tale characters.
Men Named John
There are way too many men
named John in Jane Eyre. Even
Jane is the feminine version
of John. And don’t even get
me started on Bertha Mason.
Actually, I Will Talk About Bertha Mason
“I wanted her just as a change,” says
Rochester. Would you marry a man
who called you a change? And don’t you
think Bertha Mason misses Jamaica?
Even I do. And I’ve never been there.
Apologies To The Theater Director
After seven college classes and no
dinner, I’m pretty tired, tired enough
that I no longer resemble a fairy, or
an elf, or even a human but just
a thing constructed of biological
molecules that really, really