Lee Gelis Poems
If I Had A Voice
If I had a voice then I would tell you,
Tell you that I loved you, that I cared,
That even I, the most silent of faces,
Knew of your deepest perils and dooms.
I would tell you about my adventures,
About my poetry and nightlife, about
The many evils that face me in daylight,
About morse code and Mencken,
The differences between a hatchet,
An axe, and a halberd, about the way
The birds fly when I walk near, and how
They do so when you've been sitting
For a very long time, I'd tell you about
What it's like getting older and watching
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Tell Me About It
I don’t write poems when I’m happy,
I guess there’s really no thrust,
I don’t like people most of the time,
But sometimes I like them, but just.
I don’t always try to be perfect,
I dislike being at the top,
But I like hanging out in the shadows,
As long as I’m not the prop.
Sometimes there’s good and there’s bad,