Tag Archives: irony

Doorjamb dichotomy

A door opens, another shuts, passageways  are not changing, but you are.

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Fresh perspective

Originally posted on The ancient eavesdropper:
My stomach flutters aloft in a tall tree like a leaf afraid of heights,  veins churning, turning over nutrients  before gravity digests distance  and I lie indisposed  as fresh fodder  for  bottom feeders.

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Think on your feet

Walk on eggshells,  step on tacks,  dance on charcoals;  through it all, our feet better think fast.

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Dreality

Maybe you will find yourself  in dreams, shaking hands  with reality.

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Down-words-worth

Us creative scribes will be fertilizing tall poetrees  someday, their canopies eavesdropping over our graves.

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heArt thief

The poet’s rhyme  and painter’s brush  purloined by a bleeding heart.

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Losing touch

Dotting i’s & crossing t’s Minding p’s & q’s Modernity is losing touch Look what we now entrust Our computers to do.

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Imperfect metaphors

Yesterday has capsized Today is the tip of the iceberg Tomorrow will launch a thousand ships You’re not the Titanic.

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Self-swatters

Fly-swatters were made by human beings to punish their self-awareness.

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Coining change

Poets, visionary dictionaries, driving the direction of dialogue for decades, even centuries, their unchanging words morph our dreams and feelings.

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