richard ilnicki Poems
Multiple Personality Disorder
When the mysterious'They' finally do decide
to administer the necessary tests,
questions as quizzes
designed to trip me up,
or better yet to expose me,
they come away bewitched, bothered and bewildered.
My answers don't add-up
to that which is considered normal.
It appears I am on the cusp
balanced precariously between in and out.
I have given two sets of completely different answers
to the very same questions,
and since I am not bi-polar
they assume I must be suffering
from a multiple personality disorder.
Based on my horoscope
How Does A Man Grow
how does a man grow?
how does a man grow
as he gets older?
does he continue to grow
like that youthful weed
which ripped impetuously
the unsuspecting earth apart?
does the hard head of his passion