Max Reif

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A Writer's Journal - Poem by Max Reif

Went to Kinko's last night
to copy my manuscripts. Ha!
Everybody else thought their work
was as important as mine—
even that guy with his
family reunion album.
He'll find out soon enough!

Ruined another $80,000
xerox machine trying to scratch
the white-out from my pages off the glass.
Patience, Max. let it dry first:
that makes 3 machines this year,

but these will be trivial expenses
when I sell the movie rights.

Got nabbed taking extra packets
of Equal at Barnes & Noble,
stuffing them in my pockets
after sweetening my coffee.

Now I'm banned from all 819
Barnes & Noble stores.
They'll be sorry. I'm going
to ask for a written apology
before I let them carry my book.

Meanwhile, have to appear
for Petty Theft, the 18th.
I can still go to Borders,
so no big deal.

Comments about A Writer's Journal by Max Reif

  • (3/2/2006 10:44:00 AM)

    Absolutely hilarious, loved it!
    Anna xxx
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  • (2/19/2006 11:53:00 PM)

    Dear Max,
    Just what the doctor ordered. Man, did I ever need some hearty laughs and you provided them. Thanks buddy.
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  • (11/1/2005 10:32:00 PM)

    Ah....dreams....yes.....they are what life is all about. May I still call you Max, well, when you're famous? (Report) Reply

  • Linda Hepner (10/30/2005 2:24:00 PM)

    Your messy day (life?) made me laugh. I like your revenge!
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  • (10/26/2005 1:28:00 PM)

    What fun! ! ! You might enjoy my poem about the martini. I haven't posted yet, but watch out. BFS (Report) Reply

  • (10/24/2005 12:59:00 PM)

    This poems is a lot of fun, I hope you sell a million copies! At least make bail. (Report) Reply

  • Ernestine Northover (10/23/2005 11:13:00 AM)

    My husband did this once on our Fax machine, now everytime we try to do a copy a black line appears all the way down the sheet. Very annoying! ! ! ! ! ! Any ideas as to how one gets it off your hands too? Enjoyed the read. Sincerely Ernestine Northover (Report) Reply

  • (10/23/2005 10:53:00 AM)

    You petty thief, you. Well, there's always Borders, Max. Very, very funny stuff, my friend. (Report) Reply

  • (10/23/2005 10:39:00 AM)

    Very funny, Max.

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, October 23, 2005

Poem Edited: Sunday, October 23, 2005

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