Archive for January, 2018

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018


The trick is to see how much we can get your government to pay for.
That is why I wave to your leader’s photograph when I see it.
I admire his unwitting generosity.
Also he’s waving to me so I wave back. I am so polite.

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018


This is weird. I am weighing poems.
I am weighing them by the year.

Monday, January 29th, 2018


I will almost always be
in and if I’m not in you know where
I will almost always be

Sunday, January 28th, 2018


Option 1 is easier for you
Option 2 is easier for me
Which option shall we choose?

Saturday, January 27th, 2018


When everything was totted up
it came down to very simple mathematics ….

Friday, January 26th, 2018


Almost all of me is in a bag. I am almost all in a bag. I am almost all bag.

Thursday, January 25th, 2018


Since the trauma of The Great Divide
I have been playing a lot of Patience
although usually I can’t wait for it to be over

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018


There’s no bread in the bread bin no
juice in the refrigerator That’s break
fast out the window Do we have coffee?

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018


We have been in a good mood
(“like wagtails in winter finding a plate of peanuts”)
since our debut dinner with the new oven
turned out well

Monday, January 22nd, 2018


The only gifts one asks for are
a little more sleep-time and
a tad more reverie-time