Entries by poetrylandfill

LOOKING KOOL

How cool can you look in a photograph with your dad Answer: Kool My dad is dead, his ashes are somewhere He doesn’t speak, or write, or drink anymore But your dad wears glasses that are big and magnifying and stylish 30 years ago which is when I would have lived if I were a […]

PONYTAIL

As a man Is it possible To don a ponytail In an appropriate way I would say no It is not To which you would reply What is appropriate To which I would reply Concerning male ponytails nothing is appropriate To which you would reply What about soccer players To which I would reply I’m […]

CURRENT TRENDS

Everybody is getting a koi fish tattoo then one day people will realize: Asia isn’t cool North America is and their kids will get tattoos of abandoned factories on their arms and they will laugh at their smudgy grandparents

MEMORY TOMATO

Sometimes I love a woman and my mom hates her and it makes me love that woman more I don’t know what this proves Because I love my mom, we just get along poorly because she is a stubborn old woman but she raised me I’m alive at this moment in time so I’d say […]

MUSTACHE

Your whole body looks like a beat up mustache What was you eatin’? Some corn? Your whole body looks like a beat up mustache Like a dog been through some dirt Like some sorta gutta cat Been eatin’ outta trashcans You have Your whole body looks like a Beat up mustache You been eatin’ some […]

SIMPLE

All people have heard of space It’s above them What is below them Is the history of the species Like all people are softer when louder louder when human simple sluts Like all people do We continue to breathe even when the air smells like shit it makes us nostalgic for shit

NO SCENT

I’ve looked at pictures of buildings I’ve read articles about buildings I’ve burned articles about pictures of buildings I’ve hung my old swim trunks on a wall They aren’t mine they are loaners now they’re mine They are ugly They make my building ugly They make me feel like a cheap bro When I leave […]

THE INVENTORS

That’s why they invented piano To attach the silence between two sentences That’s why they invented trees too Crickets too It’s the same reason that when you run your hands Through air and space There is sometimes a photograph Tinted warm with faded yellows and reds And sometimes the kid in the photo wears His […]

THE PETRINE ERA

when you enter my room it’s a sacred space there is a single candle and a light from the record player it illuminates the things that I like on the wall this is where the magic happens magic is what I refer to as my private special time my private special time that you can’t […]

HEY BIRD

Get up bird why do you look so skeletal I can see your skeleton you look grounded and that crushes my 19th century ambitions Hi squirrel why do you look like a strawberry dessert dish with hair in it I’ll send you back and ask for no hair please I’m hungry Hi giraffe why don’t […]