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7d · 200
Thanatopsis
Thanatopsis,
thanatosis,
fantastically
thanatastically
under hypnosis
a rose is
a rose is
a rose is.
Nov 7 · 210
O
O
O
Christ
mas tree,
O Christmas
tree
Nov 7 · 81
Scalnatuas
Nov 6 · 131
Danse Américaine
If I when my mailman is sleeping,
and my doll and teddy bear
are sleeping
and the sun is burning my retinas
because I can't stop
staring at it,—
If I outside a store
dance naked, grotesquely
before reflective storefront windows
the Monster Mash
while singing softly to myself:
"It's my birthday.
Today's my birthday,
Happy birthday to me!"
If I admire my nostrils, my *******,
my arm hair, my eleventh toe
in the light of Christmas morning,—

Who shall say I am not
the joyful ****** of planet earth?
Nov 6 · 100
Perfect Angel
There's
no angel
that's
so angel-
like as a
snow angel.
Nov 4 · 235
Home Town
2 little Whos
in Whoville dream
(while Dr. Seuss
cries, Sam I am!)

The Grinch so big
is such a ****.
(His therapy dog
is Max, a mutt.)

Whence came the Grinch?
His every bone
and every inch
from Halloween Town.  

O.O
Nov 1 · 279
The Coming Year
October
is over.

November
is here.

November
ends
when December
descends.

December,
soon over,

The new year
draws near.


         —11/1/2019
Oct 31 · 134
To Wisconsin with Love
As white as Wisconsin,
    As white as Ed Gein,
As white as Tommy Thompson,
    It's a white Halloween.  

                          —Boulder, CO
                              10/31/2019

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Oct 31 · 400
The Grimoire
It's silent but deadly, a volume that's spellbound,
Designed for the hopelessly helplessly hellbound.
Diagrams, recipes, charts, chants, instructions
For ritualistic demonic inductions
Are gathered together to fit in the grasp
Of anyone willing to open the clasp.  
With info it fascinates; and it f#*king transfixes
With magical math that revolves around 6's.
Exquisitely crafted from cover to cover,
A proper grimoire is for any book-lover.
A new one is bogus, an old one is true:
Trust paper that's brittle, with a yellow-brown hue.
The pages are starchy, the ink is noir,
The book is forbidden by God: the grimoire.

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Sep 9 · 672
Hello Kitty
Hell
         O,    kitty.
                           Ink black
                                black cat,
                witchcrafty  
          
         purrrr-rrf­      
                    ectoplasm  



                                                 ow.


                                   .Me


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Aug 13 · 481
A Nocturne
How sweet it is to, deep into the night,
    Let percolate your dreams in dripping suds
Of glowingly inebriate delight
    Distilled from golden rills and amber floods,
And into threads of starlight finely spun—  
    All witched by frozen moonlight, pitched in black—
Descend your limbs (made heavy by the run
    Of daily cares), and lay relaxed and slack
Till, saturate with drowsiness—and high
    Within a space of jewels and gems and jet—
You fall into the black hole's empty eye,
    And all the world and all your self forget.
How sweet it is to all your life forsake,
Forgetting you had ever been awake.
Jul 10 · 1.5k
In Spite
Have ever you heard
    A crow sing sweetly?
A singing bird,
    They sing discreetly.

They caw to scoff,
    Irk and berate you,—
To **** you off,
    And agitate you.

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How doth the little chupacabra
   Improve his lizard scales:
Abracadabra and candelabra,
   He showers when it hails.  

He licks his lips, and grins a grin
   A bit like an iguana's;
Poisonous drool runs down his chin;
   His teeth are like a piranha's.

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May 12 · 3.0k
Merrily
Lewis Carroll rows a boat
   Gently down the stream
Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily:
   Life is but a dream.

Twinkle, twinkle, little bat
   Way up in the sky.
Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily
   I am very high.
May 9 · 1.7k
The Akond of Swat
When, or how, or if, or what
                Is the Akond of Swat?

Has ever he had a drink with an elf?
When he drinks, does he prove his swatty self
                A SOT,
                The Akond of Swat?

When he wants to get high, does he pack a pipe,
And puff, till cherried, a bowl of ripe
                GREEN ***,
                The Akond of Swat?

Someone, or nobody, full of snot,
Knows when, or how, or if, or what
                Is the Akond of Swat.
May 9 · 1.1k
The Man With a Nose
"That lucky Pobble has no toes!"
Jealously said the man with a nose
Offensive to the fragrant rose.

"The duchess's pig-baby's sneeze
On sneeze would my nose rather please:  
A sneeze is a torment of tickle and tease!"

"Of the ****'s bright nose I'm envious:
Why couldn't there be two of us
With such a nose so luminous?"

"Never a nose like mine should smell
Or run or be picked.  Hear me well:
I would I were invisible!"
May 7 · 2.2k
Doodle Moo
O Old MacDonald had a farm
where early birds would get the worm
& weathercocks would brave the storm.

Withal, when all is said & done
& didn't, when you wish a pun

a star, it makes no difference who
the heck are you?  the cow & roo-oo-
ster **** a doodle doodle moo.
May 2 · 1.2k
Putt
Putt. .. ...................
                                  .          ­                                          
                      ­                .  
                                         .
                                          .        
           ­                              .      
                                     .                                                                ­
                             .
                        
                     .


                      .


                     .                              
                            

                    O
May 1 · 1.5k
Perfect Aim
The windmill spins;
   The sunshine pours;
The game begins;
   We're keeping scores.

I bank a shot;
   It's on the roll;
And putt-putt-***!
   It's in the hole!

A birdie flies.
   I shoot a hen,
And agonize
   A hole in ten.

I lose the game
   And have a ball.
My only aim
   Was golfing small.
Apr 30 · 377
By Design
I can't but feel designed
to have it on my mind:

the god who no god has,
since God is who He is,

whose breath inspires the wind,
I seek &  hope to find.
Apr 28 · 709
When Is Is Isn't
When is is isn't(& never wasn't)

& easy does it is easy doesn't,
all of forever(stuffed in one jiffy)

eternal because when if is iffy,
Apr 26 · 663
Poetics
Poe
        t
            ry!
Once upon
a nightmid dreary,
there once was a man
from Nan
                   t
ucket
named Pym.
That one lim
Eric?k is about him.
**** it.

O.O
Apr 21 · 1.2k
The Candiest
Candy is dandy,
   But dandier
Is Easter candy,
   And candier.

Candy is dandy
   But dandiest,
Is Christmas candy,
   And candiest.
Apr 21 · 550
High & Goodbye
He
(I'm pointing at me)
s(t)ays hi(gh).

He

st
a
y
s

h
igh.

He says stay high.
He says goodbye.
Apr 18 · 688
Sol Regem
Quando para mucho mi amore de felice corazón
Mundo paparazzi mi amore chicka ferdy parasol
Cuesto obrigado tanta mucho que canite carousel


                     _____

Come under the shadow of this moon rock—
Come in under the shadow of this moon rock,
And I will show you something different from either
Your shadow at sunrise wetting the bed,
Or your shadow at dusk falling down the stairs:
I will show you fear in a handful of gummy bears.
April is the cruellest month, said
Only one person ever, who is now dead.
Leck mich im Arsch.

The topsical, wopsical,
(Have you a popsicle?)
******* ineffable
Sphinx cat
Is bald,
And is sometimes called
A hairless cat because of that.

Ta ta.

Tereu
Apr 18 · 6.7k
A Legend
According to legend,
if you stare into a mirror,
in a dark room,
lit with candles,
& say "Mary Jane" three times,
while smoking dabs,
you get high as ****.
Apr 17 · 518
The Skipper
The skipper skips
while tripping,
trips
while skipping,
watches the flipping
script
get ripped
apart,
and knows
that life
is gripping
art.
Apr 17 · 3.1k
Two Preludes
1    
     Go fly a kite!
     High!
     (&
     i'll fly
     It with yoU!)

2
     a long-distance throw;
     frizzbee flies
     like a UFO;
     clear blue skies;
     a tic-tac-toe
     of them trails
     called chem trails;
     nano-aliens hatch;
     he makes the catch!
The Secret Sits
We dance round in a ring and suppose,
But the Secret sits in the middle and knows.

Var. I
Ring around the rosie,
A pocket full of knowsie.

Var. 2
Atomically
Are we, and be
The nucleus
Unknown to us.

Var. 3
Musical chairs
We play and play.
The music airs,
We circle away.

Like hula hoops
We spin like tops.
The music loops
And never stops.
Apr 12 · 4.7k
Stoned Ape
A soft ****** ape,
& Dharma geek,
I dream asleep
& wide awake.

My third eye peers,
so ****** i'm rocked.
Half-baked ideas
are under-cooked.
Apr 10 · 1.2k
Clue
Excepting me, God only knows the truth which here I tell.
(And if I lie may lightning strike me!  I'll see you all in hell!)
In Scotland Yard there is a shred of damning evidence:
A silken handkerchief clean and white, and certainly a gent's.
And stitched into a single corner a monogram appears,
A well-embroidered S and H.  It's been there all these years.
In Scotland Yard remains the clue that honest Truth supplied;
And Jack the Ripper was Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock Holmes's Hyde.
Apr 10 · 2.8k
The Answer to Why?
Apr 10 · 6.4k
The Art of Drawing
The flat earth is flatter
   Than the round earth's a sphere,
And what's all the matter
   Is very unclear.

The world is a caper
   That's made of illusions.
I use white lined paper
   To draw my conclusions.
Apr 10 · 519
Spring Song
April show
ers(rain
or snow)
bring(again
& again)
may flow
ers Bloom
and die
tomb
morrow
is lie
f long sorrow
Feb 10 · 2.1k
Edvard Munch
An expert in mycology,
Of Norsian biology,
And fjordian psychology,
A troll, I troll the livelong day.
I troll the livelong day away.
Mushrooms for dinner, breakfast, and lunch:
My comrades call me Edvard Munch.  
In lyric peaces I live in league
With Jean Sibelius and Edvard Grieg.

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     It's super delicious
     Sleighride art
That puts you in the sleigh:
     The musicalicious
     Schlittenfahrt
Is coming to take me away!
     **-**!  Ha-ha!
     **-**!  He-he!
It's coming to take me away!
Dec 2018 · 3.5k
Harvest of Canes
Knit Personality Dec 2018
The Candy Cane Tree
    Has peppermint bark.
It grows in the snow
     And glows in the dark.

It drips chocolate sap;
    Its flesh is white cream.
**-holy-night-**!
    It's a tree-hugger's dream!

The harvest of canes
    In autumn begins,
When peppermint brains
    Eat doublemint chins.
Dec 2018 · 661
The Gingerbread Man
Knit Personality Dec 2018
Sugar plum visions of fairies like snowflakes, with candy cane
              cabins and cookies in bed,
Ballet à la Balanchine (red ***** and blue *****) and tickle my fancy
               and gingerbread head.
Dec 2018 · 442
My Eleventh Toe Is Green
Knit Personality Dec 2018
My eleventh toe is green.
    I take it out at Christmas,
Hold it above my head,
    And ask around for kisses.


Dec 2018 · 2.4k
The Christmas Spirit
Knit Personality Dec 2018
The Christmas Spirit roams the earth,
Visiting every haunt and hearth.
And, looming where the lovelight gleams,
And where the kettle gently steams,
Is seen as a twinkle in an eye
Or heard as sleigh bells high upsky.
And every Scrooge receives his due,
And every saint and saviour too,
Before the errant spirit go
Return to dust and polar snow.


Dec 2018 · 997
A Drinking Song
Knit Personality Dec 2018
Give me a shot of eggnog!
    A shot of nog I beg!
Give me a shot of eggnog!
    The nog that's made of egg!
Give me a shot of eggnog!
    Or better yet—a keg!
Give me a keg of eggnog!
    And let me **** your leg!


Oct 2018 · 4.2k
Burst Balloons
Knit Personality Oct 2018
In beautiful Boulder, Colorado the little boy's balloon literally burst,
and he figuratively burst into tears
as though it were literally the end of the world;
and, figuratively, for him it was.
But, literally, one day you'll find that all of your miseries
Were, figuratively, so many burst balloons.

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Oct 2018 · 1.5k
The Candiest
Knit Personality Oct 2018
Candy is dandy;
   But dandier
Is Halloween candy,
   And candier.  

Candy is dandy;
   But dandiest
Is Christmas candy,
   And candiest.


O.O
Oct 2018 · 5.3k
Said the Cat
Knit Personality Oct 2018
"Curiosity kills cats, you say?
Perhaps.  I'm curious every day.
And of my nine lives,
I have left
A single life's breath.
And soon I'll satisfy
My curiosity
About death."

O.O
Oct 2018 · 1.7k
Vitamin L
Knit Personality Oct 2018
(to Dr. Robert, with Love)

Vitamins A through K are vital:
   They help to keep you well.
But only persons suicidal
   Refuse Vitamin L.

Vitamin L's a must for living:
   Without it you merely exist.
Vitamin L is living-giving:
   I can't and won't resist.

Vitamin L is Life and Love:
   It turns you on full-blast.
Turn on, tune in.  The rainbow dove
   Bears gifts that ever last.

Forever present in the Now
   Lives Vitamin L; and you
Can live with L and take a bow
   Forever in Now too.

For extra health of extra length
   A dose I recommend
Heroic, huge, and extra strength.
   Family, be well.  Ascend.     .  


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Oct 2018 · 2.1k
Cthulhu Wakes
Knit Personality Oct 2018
Cthulhu wakes.
The mind of Man
His heart forsakes:
His psyche breaks.

With acid rain
The clouds are thick;
And Man, insane,
Regrets his brain.  

The dawning doom
Refractively splits
The heavy gloom.
All nightmares loom.

O.O
Oct 2018 · 617
Monster Trip
Knit Personality Oct 2018
The people-eating monster
    Eats people for the kicks:
He eats a stomachful of people,
    Then all his fingers licks.

And then he waits with expectations
    High; and then he detects
Initial signs and growing symptoms
    Of psychoactive effects.

O.O
Knit Personality Aug 2018
Goblin King:          Who, on such a night as this,
                               Christmas Eve, goes out amiss?
Goblin Chorus:      Gabriel Grub!  Gabriel Grub!  
                               **! **! **!  'T is Gabriel Grub!

King:                      Who, on Christmas Eve, goes out
                               Digging graves?  Ye goblins, shout:
Chorus:                  Gabriel Grub!  Gabriel Grub!  
                               **! **! **!  'T is Gabriel Grub!

King:                      Who, like Scrooge, the season mocks?
                               Who should fill a "Christmas box"?
Chorus:                  Gabriel Grub!  Gabriel Grub!  
                               **! **! **!  'T is Gabriel Grub!

King & Chorus:     Gabriel Grub!  Gabriel Grub!
                               **! **! **!  'T is Gabriel Grub!



Aug 2018 · 671
Five Haiku
Knit Personality Aug 2018
the red sun
                  rises
    on Japanese instruments

                      music for koto
                             like green tea
                         long-steeped

             shakuhachi & musician  
        with the colors of the wind                          
                 paint music in air

notes
     in needlepoint
          pierce
     my pincushion eardrum;
                   a bachi plucks three strings
                
              Toru Takemitsu
in an autumn garden
                       pentagonal


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Aug 2018 · 3.5k
Kaa's Hunting Song
Knit Personality Aug 2018
O hear!  O hear!  O come thee near,
And let me whissssper in thine ear.  
                              Hssss!

Come nearer yet, and nearer yet:
I'll wrap thee round, nor shouldst thou fret.  
                              Hssss!

Be thou unshaken, and fear no ill:
Ssssubmit unto the Law thy will.  
                              Hssss!

The Law of the Jungle lives and dies
By ssssnapping jaws and lifeless eyes.  
                              Hssss!

We be of one blood, thou and I.
That I may live, so thou shalt die.  
                              Aaa-ssp!

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