Man in the City

In the days of my prime I committed a social crime For every day I would plot To one day rule Camelot Giving up fortune and fame To play a silly game Little did anyone know This King Arthur would grow… …from a boy everyone would pity To an admired man in the city… …who […]

Descendant

Oh, how lucky you will be To see the death of me To finally be on your own To carry on what I’ve known To add to the library more floors To make the library yours To open its doors to many more To make space for more books to store Oh, how lucky we […]

Afterlife

One day I will decide To take a ride To the highest peaks Where everyone seeks Peaceful solitude For mental fortitude Then descend to the steeple To reach out to the people To tell them the lie That I learned from the sky That the dead are in crowds Floating in the clouds

Patience

If I could have bolstered talent I would be more patient To take time with my thoughts To find all of my blind spots To listen to experts Even when it hurts To know when we are all wrong To know when to sing humanity’s song

Brute

I’m a big, burly brute From me stompers, to me clompers I’m also bloody cute All the ladies, big, burly rompers When the sun shines I’m smashing skulls At night, there’s wines The size of ship’s hulls I’m a big, hairy beast Sniffing out your puny flesh Soon you’ll be my feast With the hogs […]

You are what you…

The thought is so sweet To think you are what you eat But, to this you must heed: You are also what you read If you read love and not fear Your lovers you’ll hold more dear Which isn’t to say you shouldn’t know Opposing thoughts are for you to grow So read hate with […]

Zero Regrets

Many years ago I favored warmth over snow I chose entertainment Over athletic fulfillment I chose a different path I never did the math Drowning in a bath… …of my own desires Those fleeting fires But, you can surely hedge your bets I have zero regrets.

Coronavirus

In just a few days I will probably be sick Because some Chinese butcher Put a ferret cage over a chick Unknowing of the concoction That mixed faeces will stew Biological hazards The planet never knew No we’re all coughing Buying tissue in a panic Just another day In today’s pandemic

Pandemic Typographer

When I have a cold My sinuses turn bold I capitalize my sneezing Underline my wheezing I’m filled with snot As I adorn an i with a dot I cough with great might As my symptoms raise their X-height Pestillence here, is this the rapture? We must unite to survive, humanity’s ligature Our task: washing […]

A Sane Critique of Panic Buying from A Sufferer of Psychosis

Almost ten years ago, my symptoms controlled my thoughts. My symptoms were influenced by emerging forms of media on the internet that gave a voice to the unheard. Some of these unheard should remain unheard, but I listened to them, anyway. Pioneers in fear-mongering like Alex Jones, I believed everything they said. I didn’t have […]