All Poems

  • Might As Well Get Duped May 21, 2017 ShareThis poem is a parody of “Might As Well Get Juiced,” by the Rolling Stones. If you really want to sell out your mind If you want to leave all goodness behind If you want to live on down in the drain If you ...
  • Fannie’s Song May 21, 2017 ShareThis poem is a parody of John Denver’s song called “Annie’s Song.” In Denver’s song, he compared the sensation of being with his wife to the sensation of being in nature. (“You fill up my senses / Like a night ...
  • The Three Views April 22, 2017 ShareThis poem is a sonnet about believers, atheists, and agnostics. Believers tell us daily, “God is there,” Although no one has proved that he exists; Their only weakness is that they’re aware That doubt and worry in their minds persists. The atheists do tell us, ...
  • Exiles in Babylon – Revised April 17, 2017 ShareThree exiled Jews refused to obey the King of Babylon and bow down to his golden image. This poem is an interpretation of part of the book of Daniel, in the Bible. In the land of Judah, Jehoiakim reigned. But, in his ...
  • The Merry-Go-Round April 15, 2017 ShareThis poem is a Shakespearean sonnet. The roundabout is going in reverse, And people see and judge the fading past; The riders greet each other with a curse; The music makes a screeching, blaring blast. The carousel begins to slow, and then The ride and music ...
  • I’m Looking For My Brother January 23, 2017 ShareI’m looking for my brother Can you tell me where he is? Can you tell me who he is? I’m looking for my brother Is he behind that computer screen? Is he behind that smartphone screen? I’m looking for my brother Is he only an illusion? Is he ...
  • The Power Of Lies January 5, 2017 ShareThis poem is a parody of the song “The Power of Love” (1985) by Huey Lewis, Chris Hayes, and Johnny Colla. The power of lies is a curious thing Makes one man fall, makes another man king Turns a child into one who ...
  • After The Writing January 1, 2017 ShareThis poem is a parody of Neil Young’s song “After the Garden.” Young’s song is about the pollution and exploitation of the earth. My poem, on the other hand, is about a hypothetical situation in which all written human knowledge ...
  • My Thoughts Are The Shots December 18, 2016 ShareA little lesson about perception. If my thoughts are the shots that hurt me Then we should learn it good and agree That your act was a fact But the tact that it lacked Was what I did supply and did ...
  • Hanging By A Thread December 16, 2016 ShareA poem reveals its true feelings. I was born last week on this poetry site And I was well received when I first saw the light And though I have been thoroughly enjoyed I’m now falling into the poetry void They say that I’ve had ...