We stand across the grassy hill, The fall line square to each. We could Chew on and on and on, until Apocalypse--whose ructions would But coax we sheep to lift and drop Our dainty little feet until The shifting underfoot should stop, And then we'd square around once more To crop the newly slanting hill.
Does wisdom fret at what's in store And boggle at what's gone before-- Or rather does it not, like us, Do what it must, and nothing more? And is there credo any know More sound than that--to just adjust, Adjust, adjust, adjust, adjust, And every trouble, worry, woe, Ignore, ignore, ignore, ignore?
I feel like maybe I'll Slap my own ass, drop and do Forty push-ups, Shit into my right hand, test it with a squeeze, Fling it out the window, Fuck the dog, Yapping along with him, maybe, Then snap the elastic waist of my undies around my head and Run naked down the street, Dick bobbing as I scream, "The big-eyed beans from Venus are coming-- And they're gonna make me president!" Yeah. I might Just Do it at that.
Uh-huh, I loved you once, it's true, And acted like the man that I Believed you'd be attracted by-- And I myself believed the lie. How hard, though, being someone new! If I'm not him, I guess we're through. I'm me again--it's sad, it's true.
I loved you once, and that's a fact. Was it a sin to try to make A better me for your love's sake? A dream we weave--but then we wake. Prince cramps me up; alas, I lack The limberness to not change back To frog again--and that's a fact.
What can I say, what can I do? It turns out I cannot be who We both can live with, me and you. The better me was not quite true; The truer me can't stand to stay; You wouldn't like him anyway. What can I do, what can I say?
I had a javelina but It hurried off one day, Perhaps to join my peccary Who'd also run away.
The boar I had I loved the more-- Until she too took flight; I hope my warthog willn't, with Her darling underbite.
It's true a wild pig will never Nuzzle you, or spread Molasses on your balls, or give You halfway decent head,
But then, its awkward ways only A pervert would resent, For in a schoolgirl's uniform Swine look so innocent.
And so your heart is broken each Time one abandons you And scampers off with snuffs and snorts, Cape flapping, cap askew.
When My Marbles Have Left Me Will You Have?
When my marbles have left me will you have? When I drool a bit, doze, and come to, have Some more tea, and then mumble Of pee as I fumble At pants about which I no clue have,
Will you check that the pot's not still on? Will you show me the way to the john? Will you unlock the door If I bay in there--or, When my marbles have left me will you have?
She was a big woman-- Big-boned; not fat. I Saw her in a restaurant. Why should I be ashamed Of the physical acts I Wanted to enlist her in? I am not ashamed! No one would be hurt, you fuckers (Unless one of us pulled a muscle, Which is not what I mean)! Who would we be harming? Why not approach her and describe those acts, And inquire as to her interest? Why do we live in such a goddamned repressive society? Why can men not run naked and free While women recline in the glory of their bodies, Licking themselves, like cats?
Why people said of me I was Ass-upward Is more than I can see, because, Ass-upward, Could any man approach the heights That I did, Glory in my sights, And--okay, I fell once or twice Ass-upward.
Of course my charms would be obscure Ass-upward, But should that earn the nickname Sir Ass-Upward? I spoke not but I knew thereof, Knelt not but to the Lord above, And never did receive male love Ass-upward.
I swam in Hippocrene clear Ass-upward, And did love you, at least, my dear, Ass-upward. Recall me, therefore, facing thee; Preserve my ringing poetry; Forget me not, nor bury me Ass-upward!
Night, Then Day
It all takes on a Yellow cast When sleep won't come. I read until My eyes at least want rest, and kill The light at last.
The bedroom plunges Out of sight, Then slowly reemerges, fit With silver outlines given it By waiting night.
At length the silver Turns to gray, And clothes and chair on which they lie Are issued back their colors by Returning day.
I watch the night thus Stretch and touch The day. The meaning of the show Is hard to read. There is one, though-- I know this much.
The Day the World Ends
The day the world ends There will be the sound of a long, whining fart And everyone on the street will stop And look at each other as if to say What The hell is that --Til the sound is cut short by A thunderclap So loud that, Ears ringing, People will stagger about as if drunk, Hands clapped to heads, Eyes slit, mouths O-shaped. And then the vibrating will start--but not last long, because POOM! an outward blast will splinter the concrete And shoot everyone into the air like champagne corks. And the g's that suck at their bodies Will tick down as they reach the apex Where for one moment they will float, Looking gravely at each other, Before starting back towards earth-- Which, Sad to say, Shall no longer be there.
And they will fall and fall and fall With nothing to stop them, Accelerating, Faster and faster, Until they burst into shrieking flame,
And then finally, And forever, Their ashes will dither and swirl In the dusk of eternal nothingness.
When this happens --And it will-- Don't be saying, "Oh! Oh, wait--can I have a second? Nobody warned me!" Try it. They'll shake this poem in your face and say, "Remember this? Remember this, jackoff?"
When their pug began humping his leg Uncle Vern shook his head at Aunt Peg: "Can't deny that I've snuck Her the odd little fuck, But we can't have her starting to beg."
Angry abbess, dull town boy: "Suppose You explain yourself--and Sister Rose!" "Sorry, ma'am--is this wrong? All the nuns all along Have been telling me that's where this goes."
O, numbed age! Is there now no more room in Passion's hothouse for perverts to bloom in? Any thing you can name Has been fucked; it's a shame, But you might as well diddle a human.
Mad, the roomers nearby didn't doubt, Since the bansheelike way she would shout And her fox-hunting calls And horse snorts like Huntz Hall's Drowned the drone of her vibrator out.
The don Edmund FitzGibbons-Chase-Lauring Would declaim odes of Horace while whoring For his wife had once said, "Hearing georgics in bed I find just unbelievably boring."
Then he switched to Greek epics instead. He Had himself much preferred the more heady Latin odes, but a bawd One day snapped, "Oh, good God! Will you stop with the lyrics already!"
The new form, like the previous one, Failed to find any favor among Who as servants of Venus Could stand a slumped penis But couldn't abide a dead tongue.
Shun the orotund and the arcane Then, with wife, or with demi-mondaine. Though it seems that they would, Antique words do no good When the ancientest act is your aim.
Any languors that Larry befell he Quaffed at kangaroo piss to dispel; he Then got hopping so fast His balls hammered his ass And rebounded to bang on his belly.
Captain angry at world. Overblown, Long, digressive, uneven in tone. Whose dick title denotes Is obscure, though one notes Captain's "peg leg" so-called is "whalebone."
Deft rebuff: "Yes, it is a loud bar; My place also, though, isn't too far, And I keep massage oils That don't sting my burst boils By my last boyfriend's balls in a jar."
After year after year after year Of seclusion the sage cried, "It's clear! Yea, all Spirit is just An expression of lust-- And all Matter should wear a brassiere!"
Who can muster a grip with her snatch Must have mates who perform with dispatch Because any who linger Numb dick, tongue or finger And then must start over from scratch.
Old O'Sheen was appalled to awake To discover the nocturnal brake On his kidneys and bowel Had thrown in the towel To leave him with what those things make.
On Oahu a drunkard named Duke Who'd resolved to stop squandering puke Ate the chunkier things That were strained by the strings When he vomited into his uke.
Stone-age man, thawed from glacier, aghast: "Was some snowman in my recent past? And if so, who fucked who? My dick's numb and quite blue And there's freezer burn all up my ass."
Gavin, given some quivering curds, Offered grace of a sort in these words: "Be thou praised and adored For thy bounty, O Lord-- Not for these mucilaginous turds."
Western Lit 101 will review Basic ways the Great Authors would screw. Those may learn who so choose Who ate pussy, and whose, Next semester in Lit 102.
"Do think twice about sex," they said, "when You're so young"--so we had sex again, Thinking, Take the thing's measure: It always yields pleasure, And progeny just now and then.
Though his charm, stoked with lust, could burn bright, Consummation would snuff it, and flight Followed lovemaking--or He'd roll over and snore; He'd light out, or go out like a light.
This indifference following sex Would eventually come to vex His betrothed--and assorted Young ladies in port, and A lot of the guys belowdecks.
When a bad reputation began To thin prospects, on sea and on land, He fell into a funk, Then emerged as a monk With his genitals firmly in hand.
The seclusion's now serving him well, With the urges he still can't quite quell Causing no more distress Since his hand could care less If he snores after sex in his cell.
During vigorous love she would bray, "Do it, Big Boy!" or, "God! Yes--that way!" "Right in there!" "Right in here!" --Or else, "Very nice, dear," When her husband was in for the day.<...