Jon Edward Walker

Rookie (6-26-1980 / othello)

Monday Night Madness - Poem by Jon Edward Walker

I wash my dishes
and clean both the kitchen
and the bathroom
even the green film
that has developed around the toilet
shortly after midnight
I turn on Beethoven and
turn off the phone
and I read
in bed

Casey called that night
I found out the next morning
she was drunk and missing me
I think about that
and what I would have missed to
get laid last night
and I decide I’d
rather deal with the
slimy film
and dirty dishes

Comments about Monday Night Madness by Jon Edward Walker

  • Brian Jani (5/5/2014 4:45:00 PM)

    honest indeed jon (Report) Reply

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  • (1/19/2006 8:15:00 AM)

    Striking and somewhat brutal. There is great honesty as well. Well done. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 2, 2005

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