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Penny the energizer bunny,

Works from 7pm-3 am, Use to before last summer work a sixty hour week, Disabilied, Worked five years at Mercy One on cane in Waterloo,Iowa,forty miles from home, Secretary ER, Never had a break, Hurts to stand, Hurts to walk, No heat at home for two years, No Furnace, Northern Iowa, Two years, Worked thereContinue reading “Penny the energizer bunny,”

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When I was fifty-six

Standing on the threshold of forty-seven, My entire world was like Jenga, You know the game like giant pixie sticks pull out the wrong one and you are doomed, Mom and I were watching TV, I on the floor at moms feet with Patches, Patches was an orange cat, Patches arrived at my cat hostelContinue reading “When I was fifty-six”

Other syblings

Raped by man called father, Went to prison for it, State of Iowa allowed him to adopt one more to brutalize! Head and owner of Wildlife sanctuary here in Iowa has saved hundreds, Scared at night, Been married over thirty-five years, Five children their mom, Still scared of noises, Saves animals All animals! Rare fined,Continue reading “Other syblings”

Curious

You do what they have done for years, Maybe not better but doable, Because you too have cared for a number of animals no one knew about! Their comment in a perfect world is ‘wow you take care of animals as well as I do!, but not a perfect world so they say ‘think yourContinue reading “Curious”

Do you a jibber Jabber?

Did you come out late in life? Did you date the wrong sex to please those near and dear to you? Was that toxic to you? People will never get born Gay it wasn’t a choice like what Cologne you wanted to wear to fit in! Have you always tried to please those you loved?Continue reading “Do you a jibber Jabber?”

Horrible things

Happen all the time, Today Penny’s kitchen ceiling fell in, Val to the rescue, Penny’s eighty-seven year old mom there when I arrived looked worried, Water half way into the dinning room, Pipes burst! Above ceiling fan could be seen second floor rafters, Penny on tears, It was three then, Tamran and the young manContinue reading “Horrible things”

Sleepie Head

Wow I was warn out, Saw a marvelous, True, sensational, Movie at my little sister’s last night, It was gay, Tremendous, From the eighties Kinky , That’s right I saw ‘Kinky Boots,’ From Jolly ole England, America would would have never backed a young man simply trying to save his family business, Or the storyContinue reading “Sleepie Head”

Another fifty mph wind

When wind is so strong your vehicle sounds like a thin bit of metal, But you still need antifreeze and to mail books to Alaska, My cousin John Rohr & wife own the bakery there, Probably not seen John since his sister Rebekah’s death in the eighty’s, When you say a number its like thatContinue reading “Another fifty mph wind”

$25/through FB

I started off, Off to Pennies, Vie the gas station, It was misting but I figure she’s worth it if I died again, I was told at Kwik Star go home Penny was hating her eighty-nine year old mom watching her in so much pain death would he great in a home without heat, TheContinue reading “$25/through FB”

Dinner on plastic

Do you eat on plastic? Do you eat well? Seeking work I can do without crippling pain, See I can’t eat on government plastic if $2.19, Poverty level in Iowa is above $28,000, I never in nearly sixty-five years made that, Went back to chase my degree at fifty, Was struck by a ninety-three yearContinue reading “Dinner on plastic”