Percy Dovetonsils Poems

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1.
The United States Of Dreams

In my cramped world
I only find room
in my sleep.
I’m cornered
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2.
An Insistent Knocking

Life, said the old poet
is an insistent knocking
on doors that won't open
into houses
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3.
Buzz Aldrin, Space Imperialist

Buzz Aldrin, Space Imperialist,
discovers a tiny brown lesion
on the end of his nose.
he uses his wife’s
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4.
Everybody Else Took The Shortcut

As far as I can tell
I’m the last guy I know
who worked through
his suicidal depression
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5.
Mixed Metaphor

I just don’t care
the way I used to
what you’ve got
between your
lines.
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6.
Confidence Man

I'll tell you why I wear this tie,
and why I'm so well groomed.

My appearance gives its lie
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7.
A World Of One's Own

At the same time
Shakespeare’s sister,
Shakespeare’s brilliant,
pregnant, sister,
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8.
In The City Of Poets,12/26/09

in the city
of poets
all men
are equals
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9.
I'Ve Missed The Boat

I’ve missed the boat.
And that’s not the
only one.
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10.
What I Have

I have a rendezvous with destiny.
She is the goddess who entices me.
I see her beckoning with open arms.
She promises I will not come to harm.
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