Wanda Swim Strunk


Wanda Swim Strunk Poems

41. In The Intimate Hours Of The Morning 9/20/2007
42. Clocks 11/2/2007
43. Let There Be Light And There Was 9/18/2005
44. I Am Holding Your Eyes Hostage 9/13/2005
45. Dirty Kurty 4/3/2006
46. Pretty Girl In A Shitty Car 12/20/2005
47. I Wanted To Be A Willow Tree 11/30/2005
48. Who Stuck Me In A Snow Globe 11/16/2005
49. Mother Of Pearl 5/12/2006
50. August Is The Dying Month 9/13/2005
51. The Ladder 9/17/2005
52. I Am Quitting My Job My Friend 5/14/2007

Comments about Wanda Swim Strunk

  • Rev. Dr. A. Jacob Hassler (9/29/2005 3:06:00 PM)

    i see a great deal of talent in your work. keep writing and experimenting with new styles. take in everything you can read. soak it up and use it. blow minds and break hearts.

    Jake

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Best Poem of Wanda Swim Strunk

I Am Quitting My Job My Friend

I am quitting my job, my friend
This is real not pretend
My means now becoming the means that will end

I fully endorse
Putting the apple cart before the horse
And throwing caution to the wind ofcourse

Is there a difference between excited or frightened
Both caused by senses being heightened
Am I absolutely depressed or completely enlightened?

I am rolling the dice my friend
The eighter from Decatur can’t stop where I spin
Or where my rubber meets the road or where it will end

Off with conventions
And the road to hell paved with ...

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New York Sucks

New York sucked me into its pavement
Until I became gray and stony too
With it’s constant humming background
Irritating and hypnotic like a Hoover vacuum
Began feeling less like me and more like living scenery
I could move without moving anyone to me
Clustered in I couldn’t get them to move away

I couldn’t get any space to breathe and I was so fucking lonely

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