Percy Dovetonsils Poems

Hit Title Date Added
31.
Mixed Metaphor

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

32.
Confidence Man

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

My appearance gives its lie
...

33.
Snake Eyes

Someone who would know
once told me
I would make
a beautiful father,
...

34.
Me So White

me so white
goin' to a hockey game
see a fight.
...

35.
Peach (1973-2007)

would join me
in my booth,
though she was my waitress,
and tell me how her pelvis
...

36.
In The City Of Poets,12/26/09

in the city
of poets
all men
are equals
...

37.
A World Of One's Own

At the same time
Shakespeare’s sister,
Shakespeare’s brilliant,
pregnant, sister,
...

38.
Planet Pollock

It's a dangerous thing to sit alone in front of a Pollock.
There are viewers who have been
spontaneously, instantaneously, combusted
on the spot, whose ashes had to be swept away
...

39.
Making Hay

They stand in the fields
slinging their blades
cutting hay
as their ancestors did
...

40.
Claire Davis

What happened to her
was more than what she was,
yet what she was...
brave, beloved by friends and parents,
...