Percy Dovetonsils Poems

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1.
An Insistent Knocking

Life, said the old poet
is an insistent knocking
on doors that won't open
into houses
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2.
Jello's Ode

Fruit-flavored lights!
Shivering, quivering, edible sights!
Spooned up suns of chewable mood-
Plasmic, prismic, rhythmic, food.
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3.
Zoom

The professors,
who have taught
in person
their whole lives,
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4.
I'Ve Missed The Boat

I’ve missed the boat.
And that’s not the
only one.
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5.
The Literacy Holocaust

First they came for the
independent bookstores,
then for the newspapers
and magazines.
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6.
Being Frank Sinatra

What I wouldn't give
to be Frankie Blue Eyes
for a lonnnnngggg day.
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7.
Spalding Gray

Every other time
I drowned
I lived
to tell
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8.
I&i

I feel sorry for myself.
so sorry.
because I have a gift
for self expression
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9.
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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10.
The United States Of Dreams

In my cramped world
I only find room
in my sleep.
I’m cornered
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