Manny Furious Poems
Big Pussy- Or How Carl Sagan Gave 9-Year-Old Me A Nervous Breakdown
For as long as I can remember
I've been a big pussy.
I'm afraid of everything.
If you think long and hard about
all the things that are just sitting back, stalking, chilling in the shadows
for the proper time to jump out of the ether and kill you,
you'd come up with a long list.
Just off the top of my head-
A random meteorite blazing through the universe
zoning in my my house and
Deer and elk
that materialize out of thin air in front of my
car as I drive 80 miles/hour on the way home at 10 at ...
Deep And Gritty
I think I'd like to
write something deep and gritty. Something
about all the drug abuse and child abuse
and spousal abuse. Something
about the violence
emotional and physical
that was happening around me at all time.
The gray, cracked modulars