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.