Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Poll Analyses
Share on Facebook 6 Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
Life Arts    H4'ed 11/23/18

The garbage dogs

Author 86636
Message Gary Lindorff
Become a Fan
  (5 fans)

Female and adolescent Indogs rummaging through a garbage bin for food. 02
Female and adolescent Indogs rummaging through a garbage bin for food. 02
(Image by Wikipedia (commons.wikimedia.org))
  Details   DMCA

The garbage dogs are loose,
The real, the bad stretch, what a way to go

Eating a marshmallow
A friend or relative with chronic insomnia

Chanting
The drug can help

And then it kills you
Slowly turning you into a discarded television.

The soldiers have retreated
We planted some

His mouth was laughing
Details accepted

Neurotically defended
Turtle eggs, hundreds, thousands

Strewn along the beach,
Christ had nothing to say

But when the demons of sickness
Yakshas, Rakshashas showed up

Jesus said, It's OK.
Remember old Bernie,

The one with the obsession with lighthouses
Broke into the Pizza Parlor

When they were closing for the night
And ordered a ritual pizza

So they made him a pie with an Ankh on it
And he seemed so happy

He sat right down and sang a little song
That no one could understand

Except for the fly on the wall who hummed
While the police took him away.

(Article changed on November 27, 2018 at 22:57)

 

Rate It | View Ratings

Gary Lindorff Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

Gary Lindorff is a poet, writer, blogger  and author of several books, the latest: 13 Seeds: Health, Karma and Initiation. Over the last few years he has begun calling himself an activist poet, channeling his activism through poetic (more...)
 

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

We must be more than prophets -- a prose poem

Truth was everywhere

And there goes the neighborhood

Your conscience

Poet's Notebook: My poem, "What do I do about the mice: A pacifist's quandary" and comments

Total Recall

To View Comments or Join the Conversation: