Use Your WordsWords, words, wordsso fascinatingWho owns them?Who gave you permissionto use them?Not I.That's the beauty:They're free.Just these lines and shapes.They can be enlightening, entertaining, necessary, anything.That's the downfall:They're free.Just these line and shapes.You create the meaning, intention, image, mood.Such delicate powerany can have,but few master.Words, words, wordsso fascinatingEven Hamlet knows--Don't fear sticks or stones.They'll only break bones.
PerfectionDark chocolate notessweet to the taste, theygo down easymelt in ears-not in your candy coatedmouth.Each one, a flawless creationa piece of us,set freeto rise above the rest, and then brag aboutit's highnever before seen.We've been here for alifetime,lighting the world withmatch-stick fingers and flaming hearts.Memory is useless nowthat time has escaped,swallowedby the raging sea of your eyeswhere everything is lostbut us. We will alwaysburnunder dark chocolate notes.My gift to you,in return for this moment ofperfection.
Ode to CaffeineHow do I love thee?Let me count the cans:1 and 2 to cure the bluesCherry Coke and Mountain DewIt would have been three, you see,but I lost my change to you-faulty, gluttonous machine! (So Sad!)3 and 4, because I'm boredSleep will bother me no moreNow I can watch Newlyweds,and maybe hold back a snoreAwake for weeks, who needs meds? (No Naps!)5 and 6 are just for kicksI'm a fan, not an addict!I doubt that drugs taste as goodAlthough my blood's got a twitch,I wouldn't stop if I could! (Canned Crack!)7, 8, I'm feeling greatThink I'll make caffeine my mateDid taxes for years to come,wrote a book about a plate,then baked, and it's only 1:00! (Big Brag!)9 and 10, I fear the endI may have lost count againHead feels like an anvil hit"Maybe just one more, and then--"Dead now, but it was worth it! (Damn Drag!)