My Poetry B-sides
Thursday, December 08, 2016
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
(Even great human)
Friday, July 22, 2016
(Our farewell at the)
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Missed and Pissed
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Keeping Up Appearances
A complimentary co-worker told me that I have
"the best skin and hair."
But he doesn't know that
I pay good money
to keep up appearances.
I spend a fortune on highlights and haircuts
and earth-friendly hair products.
He doesn't realize that I cover up
my natural skin with all kinds of makeup.
He doesn't understand that --
sans the many beauty enhancements --
I have thin, dull, dirty blonde hair and
pale, blotchy, acne-scarred skin.
He doesn't know that he would likely