Sunday, September 25, 2011

Crescent Moon

Crescent moon,
like a fingernail...
but cleaner!

Tanning Bed

Tanning bed ~
your timer ticks
my life away...


An ash falls...
uneaten soup.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Tattooed Eyebrows

Tattooed eyebrows ~
a crescent moon
would envy you!

Water, Cut Off

Water, cut off;
and the toilet
is now so yellow...

Spray-Tan Girl!

Spray-tan girl!
Skin of tangerine ~
you make me hot!

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Cigarette Ash

Cigarette ash ~
lands softly
upon her cleavage...

A Lone Hair

A lone hair
swirls gently
in my soup.

Tanning Bed

Tanning bed ~
how the lobster
envies me!

Friday, September 16, 2011

Sub Woofer

Sub woofer
thumpin' ~
like a flat tar.

Tanning Bed

Tanning bed ~
Can you bake me
crispy brown?

Vending Machine

Vending machine.
A crowbar swings!
Coins falling...

Thursday, September 15, 2011


Fungus ~
growing silently
in a sunbed.

Sunday's Plates

Sunday's plates
has stuck together
in the sink.

Hot Pants

Hot pants;
Ain't no 6x...
Whut a shame!

Monday, September 12, 2011

Fat Moon

Fat moon;
have you done ate up
all-a them stars?

Dirty Dishes

Dirty dishes
so many days
after our feast.

Tanning Bed

Tanning bed ~
even my pits
are burning now...

Friday, September 9, 2011

Blue Lights

Blue lights
pierce the shadows ~
I hunker down.

Old Dishes

Old dishes
in the sink;
under a gray film.

White Commode

White commode.
A turd drops in...
not so white.

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Spray-on Tan

Spray-on tan,
You can't compete
with warming lamps.

Leopard Spandex

Leopard spandex
clings to old ribs;
mothballs wafting.


Scattered wrappers ~
leave a trail.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Bug in the Dishpan

Bug in the dishpan
treading water ~
climbs a saucer.

Clipped Lawn

Clipped lawn
all purty and new;
next door is ourn.

Mechanical Bull

Mechanical bull.
Spandex is poppin'!
Ride it, girl.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Cloudy Day

Cloudy day ~
I crave the warmth
of UV rays.

White Commode

White commode ~
ringed in black mold
for color.

Old Bra

Old bra
straining to hold
hefty hooters...

Monday, September 5, 2011

Welfare Checks

Welfare checks
pay fer our weenies
this Labor Day.


so stingy with your pool...
drink my pee.

A Car Pulls Out ~

A car pulls out ~
leavin' a empty pool
just for us.

The Black Spider

The black spider
crawling down her cheek
is just an eyelash.

Great-Grandma Struts

Great-grandma struts
in red spike heels...
You go, Girl!

Lazy Girl

Lazy girl ~
lies in the sunbed,
slowly crisping...

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Flat Feet

Flat feet ~
She flops along
so unaware.


Our sandwich wrappers
drifting away.

Trash Can

Trash can...
I toss a match;
kids run squealin'.

Shoppin' Cart

Shoppin' cart 
slams into a car; 
and I snicker.

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Make-up So Thick

Make-up so thick
lies in creases
of ancient skin.

Tanning Bed

Tanning bed,
so calming ~
so distant...

She Winks an Eye

She winks an eye;
one false eyelash
clings to her cheek.

Friday, September 2, 2011

Alley Cat

Alley cat ~
Meowing so loudly.
Answer? A shoe.

Old Car

Old car...
Sinking into the pond ~
Bubbles rise.

Private Property

Private property.
Slip under the gate!
Home free...

Thursday, September 1, 2011


Romancin' my babe...
Pass the ketchup!

Watch Out!

Watch out!
Thet top step ~
is sorta broke.

Three Hundred Pounds

Three hundred pounds
soaking wet...
and sweat a-drippin'

A Roach Scurries

A roach scurries
under the shadow
of my foot.


That crackling noise?!
Ah, just a rat...

Old Pot

Old pot ~
rusting away
in the sink.

Tanning Bed

Tanning bed ~
You make me hot...
Ooooooooh, yeah!

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Tanning Bed

Tanning bed ~
Your glowing lamps
warm my soul.

Tank Top So Thin

Tank top so thin ~
to big fat hooters.

Sweat Settles

Sweat settles
in the creases
of her flesh.

Leaky Roof

Leaky roof...
the pots sing
splashing songs.

Round and Fuzzy

Round and fuzzy
under my couch;
are you a turd?

Them Dishes

Them dishes
has piled up all week.
You do 'em.

Friday, August 26, 2011

Heaving from the Bath

Heaving from the bath,
she grasps ~
a towel too small...

Swirls of Dirt

Swirls of dirt
in muddy gray trails
mark the floor.

New Job

New job
perhaps I should bathe.

Sleepin' Hound

Sleepin' hound,
opens one eye ~
and yawns.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Big Mountain

Big mountain;
I watch her sleeping,
an earthquake of snores.

Chicken Feet

Chicken feet
fry in a pan...
Pop! sizzle.

Old hound

Old hound
layin' in the shade;
dreams of sleep.

Monday, August 22, 2011


We will swim naked ~
till cops come.


cockroaches fly
like fat moths.

Curlers Too Tight

Curlers too tight ~
pinching her head;
she tugs at a pin...

A Powerful Smell

A powerful smell
escapes the dump,
slips into my mind...

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Sunbed Vixen

Sunbed vixen ~
her brown skin
so deeply creased.

Cigarette Smoke

Cigarette smoke
curls into her eyes...
and she squints.

Torn Bloomers...

Torn bloomers...
curlers in her hair...
my true love!

Saturday, August 20, 2011

A Double-Wide Gleams

A double-wide gleams
next door to my
shabby home.

Patchy Rectangles

Patchy rectangles
speckle the lot
where trailers once stood.

A Car Whooshin' By

A car whooshin' by
blows muddy water
on my good shoes.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Settin' on the Steps

Settin' on the steps,
I poke et a bug.

The Old Lady

The old lady
jaws all day long.
nights, she's a-snorin'...

Not Many Can Say

Not many can say
they done whut I done;
but I ain't tellin'...

The Gov'mint Don't Pay

The gov'mint don't pay
no poets like me;
t'ain't fair.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Watchin' Maw Eat

Watchin' maw eat,
My head droops.
Ain't ther more to life?

Pants a-Droopin'

Pants a-droopin',
he hitches them up
in vain.

My Eyes Follow

My eyes follow
a little dog...
And then he craps!

Eating My Oats

Eating my oats,
I raise my eyes.
"More?" she asks...

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Poking Cinders

Poking cinders;
A spark floats up...
Mullet on fire!!!

Slow Possum

Slow possum;
And a car swerves.
Now just a lump.

Dark Kitchen

Dark kitchen.
A light comes on!
Roaches scurry...

Monday, August 15, 2011

Old Drum

Old drum.
Sparks rising in darkness...
Faces glow.

A Hound Dog

A hound dog walks
Through my open door;
Sits and scratches.

Her Red Porch Light

Her red porch light
leaves a warm glow
in my heart.

Sunday, August 14, 2011


And not one clue
As to the Deddy.

Dark Alley

Dark alley;
A shadow moves.
Glass is breaking...


TVs in empty stores...
I need a rock.

Saturday, August 13, 2011


But willin' ~
Her hips sway.


In the raw
She sleeps.

Pullin' a String

Pullin' a string
On her negligee,
She blushes.


Floats belly up...
Sound of flushing.

Flat Broke

Flat broke.
Grandma's purse!
Beer run...

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Purring Cat

Purring cat.
A coyote leaps!
Now just a tail.

Friday, July 29, 2011


Chiggers lunge!
Scratch, scratch.

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Empty Pocket

Empty pocket.
A wallet falls!


In my rearview:
State line.

Open Window

Open window.
One shoe.

Privacy Fence

Privacy fence.
A nail removed.

Silver Hitch

Silver hitch.
A trailer rolls.
Dead grass.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Old Hound

Old hound
Lifts a leg...
Now yellow.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Icy Path

Icy path.
I smell lawsuit!
Lay down...

Icy Path

Icy path...
Lay down
And holler!


The lawn is all
White bumps.

Blue Tarp

Blue tarp
Since last spring.