Month: January 2012

  • Yes we have No

    Yes we – foto of Smith’s t-shirt “Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.” – Groucho Marx Waiting in line at the bank, Lady and I started singing Yes We Have No Bananas. The chorus is silly, absurd, slightly surreal, seriously shallow and mostly negative yet is sung with the brightest poppiest […]

  • T.V.O.D.

    Yellow red 1 – foto Smith T.V.O.D. The forgotten blindfold Acts on obsession Rides crooked trail Sweet smells success Hides blood money Warriors pit Lies’ true speed colors night Graphics violence — Smith, 2004 Yellow red 2 – foto Smith

  • emasculate tongues

    Freudian Slip – foto Smith Foreplay Freud comes tonight to mock our mere reflected lives refracted fear, shelf dependents miming mirror of every man and action. In abstinence such sibilance through undue trade and undulance calls forth in outlawed ambulance emotional transaction. These scars we horde until they’re heard to bargain bare a binding word, […]

  • Secret sin

    Stress – foto Smith Do Be Done I know your scent O yellow phantom O red shell O stolen flag becoming Buddha O transvestite Greek girl in YMCA tears Oops Deep Freud Cut and dried driving time The V-ness controls the penis Womb server Wee Willie wiser In new morning Both the doing And the […]

  • Dead men’s fingers

    The Watcher – foto Smith Blood Diamond Sutra While time dries the blood of history dead men’s fingers drive the train. We tunnel down to basic mystery then execute, and wait for pain. Why walk this world full of misery search and seek for better gain. Just try to live outside of usury try to […]

  • Quantum Lady

    Quantum Lady – foto Smith My first poem to Lady came because I kept trying to tell her we couldn’t have a relationship because of our 27 year age difference, so she should go away. When she wouldn’t, I said in exasperation, “What am I going to do with you?” and she sweetly replied, “You […]

  • U.S. Debt increase: Reagan 189%, Bush1 55%, Bush2 115%

    Derivatives – foto Smith Which of our last five Presidents increased the U.S. debt the most? Ronald Reagan – 189% U.S. debt increase from Jan 1981 – Jan 1989 George H. W. Bush – 55% from Jan 1989 – Jan 1993 Bill Clinton – 37% Jan 1993 – Jan 2001 George W. Bush – 115% […]

  • Below Zero Blues

    Subconscious – foto Smith One Hand Clasping There’s less to say these winter dark days as thoughts grim dim rise from ache to mind mime unfair despair cuz sun don’t shine and mortality’s not only there but DANGER BEWARE signs on reality everywhere road slip ice askew nasty nip of below zero blues sez way […]

  • 3 wheel deal

    Wheel – foto Smith so much depends upon a red wheel barrow glazed with rain water beside the white chickens. — William Carlos Williams, 1883-1963, poem 1923 Barrow – foto Smith

  • Ladder Lesson

    Time – foto Smith Ladder Lesson Ego so pleased with yesterday’s poem gloating in ownership preening feather extended chest head too big for reality wrong wrench this joy in pride best be happy the Great Whatever chose to pass the poem through me its human colon — Smith, 1.21.2012 Decided in bath I was first […]