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 Mar 2019 c
Jim Davis
How to poet
 Mar 2019 c
Jim Davis
How to poet a life away

Toss the trite learned

Skip grammar mostly too

Rhyme or not is all yours

Step to drummer unheard

Believe in life yet untold

Read a thousand times

More than you write

Live, so you will know

What you are talking about

Take wild leaps in mind

Without losing it too far

Write not only about love

Although that’s all there

Really is or really is not

Fall in some love also

More than simply once

With not only your words

But others in thought

Wishing to poet too



©  2017 Jim Davis
 Jan 2019 c
Evan Palmer
Reads only what I write him
Sees only what I show him
Hears only what I tell him
......................................................

But I do not control him
He controls me
 Jan 2019 c
Evan Palmer
The moon fell into my arms
and I buried it with the sun
 Jan 2019 c
Lone Chimney Sweep
I didn't die
I just surrendered
And of course, the wilting began soon afterwards
 Jan 2019 c
Lone Chimney Sweep
I wondered if he knew that my soul danced whenever he'd bite his lip and call me his girl
That the concept of myself being his in his head the made sweat form on my collar bones
That the very suggestion that other girls were just labeled other girls but I wore the label of 'his'
Meant that flowers could bloom and die, the sun could set and rise, the wind could blow and subside, but still within and outside
He was mine...
 Jan 2019 c
Lone Chimney Sweep
So i threw it back up on them
All the expectations, accusations, imaginations, insinuations, detestations, frustrations that they forced down my neck
When I finally opened my mouth
I painted them with it
 Jan 2019 c
Lone Chimney Sweep
He's viciously attractive
So I religiously ignore his backwards way of seeing things
And fall into his arms day after night
As if the floor itself inclined to the left and I could do nothing but slip closer and closer to his place
Where he'd always be waiting for me
With a warm arm open and a cigar between his lips
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