Junkanoo

She said I’m disgusting and I am acting out Meanwhile everyone else in the room wants to get to know me He loves me beyond a shadow of a doubt But she is getting her rocks off by scolding Everybody’s using every body is using everybody using me… She said I am rude as a…

Veisalgia

The womanizer has a woman now The picky princess has a pliable prince The gold digger has his husband with endless pockets The serial monogamist just bought a new home that came with kids They stand in a circle around me Holding hands and looking down Wondering how I could still be sampling When the…

An unsolicited open letter to Dave’s girlfriend

Hello. I have only met you once in passing but I would like to say my impression of you is that you are an aesthetically pleasing, loquacious, quick witted young woman with a carefully crafted manipulative streak that should serve you well if properly applied. Unbeknownst to you men are much bigger gossipers than women are and because…

Pretty Females in Jail

I was so jealous when I met her So jealous of her face So jealous of the designers labels scattered around her place So jealous of her perfect skin So jealous of her manicured toes Jealous of her mannerisms Her cunning confidence shows… With her husband within earshot She said, Developing a personality is something…

Long haired boys w/o ambitions

The problem is not the stove. The problem is not getting burned. The problem is you not realizing how you got burned. The problem is you not drawing the conclusion that touching the hot stove repeatedly is what caused the burn. So the day you hover over the stove You’re halfway there… Your hand waving…

The Initial Public Offering

Because I love you It can’t be fleeting, I need to be 1/2 of the reason you are breathing I simply can’t be without you so I should get to Own a little bit of your soul Supervise a little bit of your control Because I love you It’s only fair, you can’t go anywhere, see…

For a good time, call

On the day you and your girlfriends picked out bridesmaid gowns His phone was on vibrate on my side of town On the afternoon that he proposed on bended knee He woke up that morning face deep in my sea Now you’ll be his sock washer and hug him when he walks out the door…

Post Haste

Get engaged, I’m okay, it’s okay. I don’t think that I am designed for it. I’m a weed. I need to grow wildly. I hate garbage ties and shoe strings. I hate phone cords and gold chains. I’ll always care, maybe even call but I don’t fit in. And if I had my first choice,…

Gauntlet

Hey. We are one in the same when it comes to things like talking. I, like you, am much better, more accurate and less choked up when I write. Sometimes over the phone and tragically in person I say the first thing that comes into my head. Or nothing comes to my mind at all….

Cinnamon Love Crunch

March down the aisles of any super market until you find the shelves where they stock marriages. You’ll find them stacked ceiling to floor in the exact same packages as the cold breakfast cereals. Some have big colorful cursive writing on the boxes and flowers. Others show laughing children and dog walking. But just like…