I don’t want ta!

Teddi’s puking on a tub of books, Sun’s streaming in his window, Got to go to Wolfies collect my change, Last night git a Wolfies nacho, It was yummy, I will always hate, Dispise, Dispise loneliness, Shit? Word spelt right again but underlined, Damn phone, Like the government even when you the people, You theContinue reading “I don’t want ta!”

Starling,Starling,

Twinkle,twinkle,driving into Independence,Iowa, Past a yard, Fifty if not a million, Shifting from side to side, Starling,Starling, Winters birds, Saw one crow, Most yards no birds, No cows, Or horses neigh a field, Just one yard, Not a spot to stir, Flutter, flutter, Hungry winter Iowan’s birds, A plenty, Starling,Starling, Little bird, Cause a poetContinue reading “Starling,Starling,”

Stinky had a bath

My oldest, My only male, Mr.Black, One tooth biter, Back feet gaucher, I hate carrying Mr.Black like a kitten, But he really stinks, Last night he wanted to be held, I said you stink! I promised Mr.Black I’d hold him after his bath . Judy gave me cat/dog bath gunk, Have you read the backContinue reading “Stinky had a bath”

Hey Turkey

. . .Here turkey, …..There turkey, …..Peck a little here, . …Peck a little more, ……Two days ago, …….An Iowan field, ……..Buchan County winter scene, …….Thirty turkeys like small Iowan farms,, …….Scratching out a living, ……..Working hard, …….Scratching in Iowa dirt, . ……..Over farmed, ……….Eating chemicals, ………Then in season they , …………The unlucky ones, .Continue reading “Hey Turkey”

A celebrations

Not intended to be spent alone, The problem with now is unbroken ice, Allow me to shatter erroneous beliefs, Gatherings within communities strengthen them, I’m proud of where my community is thought to be, People lets face facts still kill us, Why is that? Its because they still refuse to see us, The unknown isContinue reading “A celebrations”

Santa’s call

One someone’s call, Long ago, Night before Saint Nicholas visit, Mom like always toiled away, Working to make a little families Christmas special, Two small girls scurried around, Out of the blue, A miracle of wonder occured, It was years later truth came out, For the value it had, Nothing comes close to that oneContinue reading “Santa’s call”

Thirteen tornadoes,And a partridge in a pair tree,

Ho,ho,ho, Big surprise, Big scare, Not once but twice, Tornado breezed by, No where to go, No where to run, Sit and awaite, Freight train, Low rent housing, Pigs straw house, Trailers near river, No basements, Poor die, Sit and wait, Kitties and me, Freight train, Fear,Fright,Sound barreling toward me,All in one room,Kitties and oneContinue reading “Thirteen tornadoes,And a partridge in a pair tree,”

Manards

Huge store, Dreamy possibilities, Huge stuff Christmas thing seen from parking lot, Window shopping from afar, Neighbor went in twice, Two days apart, Heat she sought, Few pennies she had, Got home, Quasqueton trailer park, Wrong heater for trailer, A text sent next door to me, Sent at nine thirty am, I found three p.m.,Continue reading “Manards”

Which,

Not wish, Not Witch, Which, Is worse chilling, No heat, No windows open, Buying old renovated trailer, Assuming since kitchen floor was replaced, New counter tops in kitchen and both bathrooms, New sinks and faucets, Not replaced furnace or water heater, Both old from the nineteen nineties, Bout to go fo drive to Independence,Iowa, PartialContinue reading “Which,”

Grey skies are gonna clear up!

Nineteen thirties song, Still playing within, An old roll of music, My uncle Norman’s player pianos, My baby sister died, Last year, Yesterday, The pain in my heart, Equally matched by my heart, Ellen walked on the earth, Sang karaoke no I can’t spell it, Hot tears burn my eye ball holes, .. My heartContinue reading “Grey skies are gonna clear up!”

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