M.J. Lemon


M.J. Lemon Poems

41. Judgment 12/27/2014
42. Bring Together 1/1/2016
43. Power 3/24/2016
44. Rat Lady 7/14/2017
45. Just Before Christmas 12/24/2014
46. No More But Never Forgotten 12/24/2014
47. Reach Out 4/1/2015
48. Susan 1/23/2017
49. Heart 2/14/2017
50. Newcomers 1/19/2015
51. When 12/24/2016
52. Fog 12/24/2015
53. Nostalgia 9/7/2015
54. Urbanity 9/7/2015
55. Coffee Run 9/18/2015
56. Compromised 12/26/2014
57. Corn Chips 12/30/2014
58. Reprieve 12/31/2014
59. Treasure 12/28/2014
60. A Modern Haiku For Modern Life 12/25/2014
61. The Artless Freudian 1/2/2015
62. Everyday 1/8/2015
63. Without Arms 12/29/2014
64. Many Mornings Before Sunrise 12/22/2014
65. Marriage Is Good 3/15/2016
66. Two Or Three 12/25/2014
67. Blocked 1/1/2015
68. Tamarind 12/26/2014
69. Ice 1/13/2015
70. You Gasped 2/16/2015
71. Transcendent 3/13/2015
72. A Jar 9/11/2016
73. Cast 9/9/2016
74. How I Once Spent A Friday Afternoon 12/22/2014
75. Joy 1/5/2015
76. A Man Dying 12/21/2014
77. Rock Wall 3/15/2015
78. Guests 4/1/2016
79. There Once Was A... 3/17/2015
80. Qualifying Legs And Life 1/1/2017
Best Poem of M.J. Lemon

I Broke My Leg

I have no time to notice
what takes place around me

Distractions daily duties grab focus
away from who I am might be

I break my leg and the misery
means I must lie still do not move

as every simple motion spasm
cramp serves to reprove

listen listen listen

i go to pieces, Says the Tibia
i feel trapped, Says the Fibula
i cannot move, Says the Knee
there's no common ground, Says Achilles
i need air, Says the Ankle
step on it, Says the Foot
we love the outdoors, Say the Toes
i've got you covered, Says the Cast
we want to go ...

Read the full of I Broke My Leg

Quarters

He was drunk but making sense
I thought as he jerked up
from the park bench

there were two quarters
on the ground

there go the ants he said
walking away with drops of

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