Daniel Y. Poems

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1.
A Poem Is

emotion
condensed into a paste
smothered onto buttered toast
giving life a taste
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2.
Gargoyle

The gargoyle frowned with his permanent face
and scuffed at the birds perched on his carapace
Even more he despised the humans below
causing a ruckus and a clamorous row.
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3.
God, My Lover

You are a mystery to me,
God my lover,
the poet with velvet hands
and a heart like a war-drum.
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4.
On The Back Of A Napkin

I found a little poem
crying on the floor
whose dark-chocolate eyes were filled with tears
whose center was cleanly torn
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5.
#2

The pencil just sat there.
Not being chewed, or sharpened.
Not on the verge of a great novel.
Unused. Unnecessary.
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6.
River Stone

Beaten ‘round its river home,
the icy current on its bone.
Resting shade of passing icthus,
does nothing for its deepest wishes.
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7.
An Ode To The Washing Machine

From the time I was a child
filled with curiosity and awe
I followed your rotation closely with my eyes.
Your magic must be hidden inside your metal box.
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8.
Andy Warhol X30

9.
Reincarnation.

At some point,
Siddhartha ate pork,
Though he thought it was rice
Because it was.
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10.
An Invitation

ATTENTION DUTIFUL READER:
You are invited, o those so devoted,
to join the ranks of my friends.
To drink with me, the immortals on pages.
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