Tag: poetry

  • Look up

    Look up There is nothing worth seeing down here You have seen it all before and each time you see it the dullness gets deeper until it engulfs every bright spark Look up Where all remaining lights still shine Where the air is clean and clear and fresh Where dreams rise up like wondrous balloons […]

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  • If my desire is a dog

    If my desire is a dog I keep it on a leash Or locked up in a rusty cage That barely holds the beast These are the lengths I go to To try and find some peace I’ve taught the beast a few tricks Like how to fetch and beg And balance cold beer on […]

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  • To His Coy Mistress

    Had we but world enough, and time, This coyness, lady, were no crime. We would sit down, and think which way To walk, and pass our long love’s day. Thou by the Indian Ganges side Shouldst rubies find; I by the tide Of Humber would complain, I would Love you ten years before the flood. […]

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  • When the wind is strong

    When the wind is strong, The earth seems like someone’s kite. But as it is still high noon, Men notice that night is already there. The wind uses no words, But only frets as it swirls about. I think of the winds on other starts, Whether they could be friends together. On the earth, there […]

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  • I’ve changed completely

    I’ve changed completely Yes I’m wearing the same tie as yesterday I’m as poor as yesterday As useless as yesterday Even so I’ve changed completely. Yes I’m wearing the same clothes as yesterday I’m as blind drunk as yesterday As clumsy as yesterday Even so I’ve changed completely Ah Faced with all the half smiles […]

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