afteryoupoems:

for Thomas Fucaloro

I am not a poet
so forgive me if I trip over the rulebook
as I stumble out my door
I am, after all, a lighthouse (Emily)
and the Gowanus is not the ocean
and I am not always sure what I am lighting on
or why

(and the US gov’t agrees).

I am not a poet,
and I know it.
So much…

Britney Spears, “Oops! I Did It Again” pop-sonnetified.

Britney Spears, “Oops! I Did It Again” pop-sonnetified.

(Source: popsonnet)

visual-poetry:

»super rich kids with nothing but fake friends« by aldo chaparro (+)

visual-poetry:

»super rich kids with nothing but fake friends« by aldo chaparro (+)

#16pages

#16pages

Queen, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Pop Sonnets.

Queen, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Pop Sonnets.

(Source: popsonnet)

afteryoupoems:

for Margret Bollerup

Didn’t bother hanging it up, the bones piled in the back of the closet with the shoebox. You’ll keep them around for a while until it’s time to burn them. Drag them out at times for prognostication—throw the bones, see the future. Mostly the future involves bones. Mostly the…

November 2014, Issue 10 of Poetry Is Dead.

afteryoupoems:

For Ben Rawluk

At least 57 soviet dogs have tried
to fetch the moon
The only rocket a baby can operate
is made of snot

The Littlest Hobo once lured a mad
raccoon to the centre
of a lake
The word “baby” rhymes with the word
“RABIES”
Coincidence?

A dachshund called Saucisse ran
for office in…

How can you tell a poet is happy?

Dina Del Bucchia: How can you tell a poet is happy?

David McGimpsey: When you hear on CNN that a horrible plane crash has killed most of the other poets.

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