Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Crow, Scarecrow - Leonard Gontarek

A crow sits on the head
of a scarecrow. I see myself in that.
Which part of fuck off don't I understand.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

A Poet's Poem - Brenda Shaughnessy

If it takes me all day,
I will get the word freshened out of this poem.

I put it in the first line, then moved it to the second,
and now it won't come out.

It's stuck. I'm so frustrated,
so I went out to my little porch all covered in snow

and watched the icicles drip, as I smoked
a cigarette.

Finally I reached up and broke a big, clear spike
off the roof with my bare hand.

And used it to write a word in the snow.
I wrote the word snow.

I can't stand myself.