Just between friends “Your problem,” she whispered,” is that you’re like a Javelina masquerading itself as a house cat. Late Night Diner Roger thought about the meatloaf. And the coffee. He could have done it —but he needed to hold on to that dollar. Diner-side Confessionals “Everyone’s got a story. Just most people ain’t willing to listen.” A fatherly retort They slurped and burped through the conversation, / which was heard by most of the diner population. (Poem) “Friday’s Special” © Red’s Diner was a happenin’ place - / On that you could be sure! / Her ‘Friday Specials’ were the best / Each man beckonin’ for more! Undone Waitress at a diner / Scary things are happening / Outside the window / Always buying / Things that would allow / Her name to sound ok to h… Kitchen scraps I’d love to believe it was an accident but deep down I suspected she knew what she was doing, a lunch time diner ninja Diner The plates and the crates / The burn in my eyes / The money I make / Or the ones I despise / The roar of lonliness is broken / An hour spen… Diner The black and white squares / create a path, left to right— / followed only in the darkest nights / between stops of utter failure. a diner not an eater my right hand is harder / but my left is more tender / I’m a wader not a diver / I like to savor my time / I’m a dipper not a p… Diner Stalking I told him right away I was married / When he had tried to flirt. / The diner was almost empty. / It was his time. / He walked in, sat at h… Diner All-American, / air filled with the smells of indistinguishable food, / of grease. / The hiss of the grill, / music too loud to enjoy. / Is… Pre-Faceless Recent class of comedy and science, with a twist of something about existing. here, hold my umbrella The Man in the Diner I am the odd man out, the hold out at family gatherings, / and everyone too polite or not wanting to hear the truth.