GEN Nelson

Loose Association - Poem by GEN Nelson

Do you float in the sea?
Do you float like a bee?
Do you sting like love in a jaded heart?
Do you collect jewels?
Do you collect stamps?
Do you prefer envelopes or emails?
Do you write like a lefty?
Do you write bilingually?
Do you know Russian or French?
Do you like red wine?
Do you like vodka?
Do you prefer coffee or tea?
Do you like Hemingway?
Do you like Shakespeare?
Do you pity the pregnant Ophelia?
Do you swim well?
Do you sink like a rock?
Do you stay safely on the sand?
Do you fish freshly?
Do you fish for the salty?
Do you like pepper on your omelets?
Do you eat eggs?
Do you eat meat?
Do you think cattle ranches are inhumane?
Do you follow politics?
Do you follow fascists?
Do you like the name Mussolini?
Do you hate Neo-Nazis?
Do you love the KKK?
Do you like cruel and unusual treatment?
Do you know your Miranda rights?
Do you still call them pigs?
Do you like your doughnuts glazed?
Do you make pottery?
Do you prefer Greece or Italy?
Do you read myths about tyrannical gods?
Do you like the president?
Do you support republicans?
Do you want chains or a choice?
Do you love feminists?
Do you love fishnet?
Do you ever put on the red light?
Do you visit Amsterdam?
Do you smoke grass?
Do you have an uncle who smuggles Cuban cigars?
Do you prefer the quality?
Do you prefer the quantity?
Do you take math classes just for fun?
Do you read on your own time?
Do you read about serial killers?
Do you know the local librarian?
Do you wear glasses?
Do you lose them everywhere?
Do you keep your keys right by your wallet?
Do you have a stable job?
Do you do what you love?
Do you feel like you sold out when you turned twenty-five?
Do you get letters from your college?
Do you attend reunions?
Do you miss your family in the eastern hemisphere?
Do you eat sushi?
Do you use soy or duck sauce?
Do you like to keep things simple?
Do you dress bohemian?
Do you dress like a businessman?
Do you protest corporations with picket signs?
Do you march with revolutionaries?
Do you believe in their cause?
Do you believe in something other than a god?
Do you want to marry in a church?
Do you want to stay a bachelor?
Do you want to get the milk for free?
Do you kiss like a lover?
Do you lie like a carnie?
Do you trick hearts out of habit?
Do you find a vein in seconds?
Do you wear sweaters in the summer?
Do you have tattoos of your exes' names?
Do you do things out of impulse?
Do you have scars from your mistakes?
Do you ever ask for advice?
Do you read the Bible?
Do you prefer Sappho's poetry?
Do you blame Aphrodite for your desires?
Do you take responsibility?
Do you take and never give back?
Do you feel guilt when you never call?
Do you remember my number?
Do you remember my favorite color?
Do you know if you look good in blue?
Do you like the sound of waves?
Do you eat before you swim?
Do you float in the sea?

Comments about Loose Association by GEN Nelson

  • (6/2/2012 1:15:00 AM)

    This is one fun and delicious poem I have never read in a while, I honetly admire the structure of each line, a question write that lives nothing but a profound feeling to the reader, super!

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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 1, 2012

Poem Edited: Saturday, June 2, 2012

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