Ben Folds: Piano Prodigy
Out of North Carolina
Comes the self-taught piano prodigy.
With quick and experienced fingers,
That dance among on the ivories.... more »
Walking across the parking lot, she complains about the distance;
It is too far for her tired souls.
Like a child in a museum, she questions everything;
Accepting an answer she does not fully understand.... more »
One massive buffet of savory food.
Warm, large flattened crepes
Served with Nutella on the Avenue des Champs Élysées,... more »
As I walk to the front door
Through the prairie grass lawn.
I notice the door was unlocked again and
Filthy hiking boots block the entryway.... more »
Mother Goose On Drugs
Watching the clock tick minutes away
Second by second
Diddle by diddle
While a scrawny hairless dog laughs,... more »
Subtle Alarm Clock
This morning, the sun woke me.
it came in through my second-story bedroom window.
It was quieter than my alarm clock.... more »
A three year old
having so much to learn
with orange locks
that lay jagged across the forehead... more »
Faded gray sweatshirt
Worn countless times
Experienced countless memories.... more »
The paper-thin gown was but a minor discomfort
Compared to the excruciating pain,
tearing a hole in my left lung.
But the irritation was good.... more »
Who Is She?
With hair the color of a rusted bucket
survived by each changing season,
it hangs to her elbows like a blanket
of wool on a king-sized bed.... more »
We will have withered skin
the texture of leather.
Each crevice of our skin will become a valley.... more »