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John Denver wouldn’t like this very much

I love writing parodies, especially completely weird ones that have nothing to do with the tune they’re derived from. I also love my John Denver impersonation. John Denver wouldn’t like this very much

Grad Schoo’ Haiku: Philosophy Edition

Paulo Freire
is a really cool dude, yo!
Get schooled to be free.

*

Did you know Plato
thought we were born with knowledge,
all there is to know? Grad Schoo’ Haiku: Philosophy Edition

Grad Schoo’ Haiku, Pt. 3

Forty-four minutes
past the starting hour – argh!
Two long hours left.

*

I whittle away
hours looking at sweaters
classmates are wearing.

Grad Schoo’ Haiku, Pt. 3

City love


Big city.
We fought and
pangs of fear
struck me.

City love

We’ll have to make new love


We’ll have to make new love

Cornered wrong


Origami of Apology

Cornered wrong

Grad Schoo’ Haiku, Pt. 2

She raises her hand;
the class sighs collectively.
The weakest link speaks.

*

Stupid will not stop.
It violently floods the room.
I’ve no dam to give.

Grad Schoo’ Haiku, Pt. 2

You make me stronger


All day I
carry a
secret
I wouldn’t
know how to
reveal.

You make me stronger

Phone home

He asks when I’ll move
out of that crazy place,
tells me I’m desensitized
now. I don’t see what
he can’t miss.

Phone home

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