English poetry

Poems in English

Tenth Commandment

The woman said yes she would go to Australia with him Unless he heard wrong and she said Argentina Where […]

November 6

Remember when Khrushchev said “We will bury you!” On the cover Of Time I thought he was Employing a metaphor […]

May 8

700 francs will get you $109.91 On this muggy May afternoon Which is good to know since I just found […]

February 23

Light rain is falling in Central Park But not on Upper Fifth Avenue or Central Park West Where sun and […]

The Shield Of A Greeting

for J. A., December 3, 1975 Ashes that survive the aftermath of fire Bury the past bravely, retaining Only those […]

PC

for Aaron Fogel Politically-correct Personal computers Point and click. President Clinton (codename Peacock) Can’t protect Crack pushing Communist Party Cops […]

Shake The Superflux!

I like walking on streets as black and wet as this one Now, at two in the solemnly musical morning, […]

April 19

We have too much exhibitionism And not enough voyeurism In poetry we have plenty of bass And not enough treble, […]

The Gift

“He gave her class. She gave him sex.” Katharine Hepburn on Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers He gave her money. […]

Twelfth Night

His first infidelity was a mistake, but not as big As her false pregnancy. Later, the boy found out He […]

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