Thursday, April 30, 2015

Lemonade on a cool day

And I urge you to please notice when you are happy,
and exclaim or murmur or think at some point,
" If this isn't nice,
I don't know what is. "

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Even Though I Don't Miss You

The space in my life I've designated for you seems to be much too big, and you seem to have a low to medium-level of interest in being there.

Monday, April 27, 2015


Maybe it's condescending of me, and further damaging to you, to assume I had an impact on your wellbeing that warrants this kind of nighttime mania.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Meeting Martians

I replied in our good old English tongue merely to convince him that neither of us could understand the other; but I noticed that when I smiled slightly on concluding, he did likewise. This fact, and the similar occurrence during my first talk with Tars Tarkas convinced me that we had at least something in common; the ability to smile, therefore to laugh...

Sunday, April 05, 2015


Now, experts disagree.
Were we unhappy or sublime?
We’ll have to wait until the next time
an angel comes rapping at the door
to rejoice docently.

(I know there’s a way to do this.)