Saturday, April 29, 2017

119.365 - quatrain 119.2017 easing past

I wish I understood this itchy skin
patches that burn, or stretches that hurt
but hell I wish I understood my teachers
and for four years that hadn't worked

Friday, April 28, 2017

118.365 - quatrain 118.2017 might as well

Alicia finally took pity on her date
he waited in the livingroom to drive home his friend
who was busy in the bedroom with her roommate
"c'mon." she smiled, "let's get some practice too"

Thursday, April 27, 2017

117.365 - quatrain 117.2017 life at the top

"oooooohhh!  inspiration" the guitarist cried
and rapped off a string of chords I'd never heard
so I rapped out a string of syllables I was sure made no sense
until the guitarist mounted them on his chords

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

116.365 - quatrain 116.2017

 the elegant elegant lady says something like "Rendena"
and a beautiful voice floats over the crowd
so beautiful you think "angels!"
and some people begin to cry

115.365 - quatrain 115.2017 oops again

this is another apology quatrain
I spent yesterday mostly sleeping
and neglected to write a blog quatrain that day
please let this one makeup for that

Monday, April 24, 2017

114.365 - quatrain 114.2017 coolers

my mother was a ventilator
my father an air conditioner so
they argued all day what the temperature should be
til central air replaced them both

Sunday, April 23, 2017

113.365 - quatrain 113.2017 pain and confusion

waking up, not quite waking up
finding my leg pinned
on a chair-seat-point
trying so hard, so hard     to make sense