Now My Wings Fit

Archive for the tag “syllabic verse”

She Caught Her By the Mouth

Sometimes, when you change the pronouns in
a song, you forget that they’re not the
original pronouns in the song.

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How Old Am I?

I dropped my reading
glasses cause I was
trying to sit down
with my walking stick.

The Past is Prologue

Dogs’ snouts are
great. They’re like
a nose be-
for their nose.

A pre-nose.

Baby, Did You Forget?

The doctor doesn’t want to
give me too many meds: he
thinks I might try to commit
suicide. Yet my pills are
the only thing that keep me
from wanting to do just that.

S

Stay with me, for I am scared.
Stay until I fall asleep;
still be here when I awake.

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