I asked the question seriously But all I got in return were answers like, “You’re 52 years old,” and “You aren’t even in college” — Like that kind of stuff matters I say that I want to major in sophistry That should count for something For the last 30 years of my life I’ve been … Continue reading "Why Can’t I Major In Sophistry?"
I met a group of friends when I Was right about thirteen: (For forty years now, we’ve been friends Through times both bleak and green) And they were all debate types So I also went and tried: My heart just wasn’t in it I was along for the ride But as a part of all … Continue reading "Ms. Nelson"
The best tale tellers I can name They use proportional élan: Mere truth is just a model frame To hang exaggerations on (.)
I have played the piano Since I was just a boy; To sit and plyay for hours Has long been my great joy. The songs I most remember Are somewhat recondite; But once passed through my fingers, I dream of them at night. Yes, I dream in piano – The visions sweet and pure – … Continue reading "Piano Dreams"