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Woman Driver – A Generalization

(Mature)

Perhaps

So much joy / From that / Of which / I am unfamiliar / But then… / It wasn’t ever / Right before / Perhaps… / I don’…

Right Side UP

Friends fall away / When they aren’t / People fail you / All has changed / Upside down / To right side up / Right / Side / UP / Down …

Difference

I am… / A different person / Not because… / I tried to be / I just did / Or whispered / Deep into my ear / That… / I coul…
Crowin' by Zolton

Into Words

My sense of self was broken down years ago. I grew up with people who knew it all, thought they knew me and thought that whatever came out …

Anger

I am constantly and immediately relieved to see others in a moment of anger. No… anger is not an answer or a solution. It is certainl…

Yeah… baby

Yeah… baby / I get it / You’re a fucking asshole / And you want me to like you / For your own ego / mmmmmm.. / You wanna help m…
Self Portrait by Zolton

Define the Undefinable

I think / That in trying / To define myself / Having come / To the realization / Of what that is / With mysteries / Still unknown / Is tha…

Politics

Politics… / A vomitable substance / There are no wars / Without hatred / It is all born / From voices / Whispering in ears / From wom…

Nothing Better

Nothing better than / Buttering biscuits / Sassing a fras / Digging a dog / Kicking some ass / Nothing better than / Telling your tales / S…

For Herself

Never feeling like the life of the party, she liked to dance. This happened during long hours in darkness in her living room amongst the st…

Tired

I’m tired of being alone / Yet I don’t have to be / Nowhere but alone / Is where that would get me / Not being tired of being /…
Old Timer by Zolton His and Hers by Zolton Life of the Party by Zolton Don't Fly Away by Zolton Summer Solice by Zolton

Double Booked

Days on end / Months go by / Years / Alone… alone… alone / I’ve gotten used to it / I knew this day would come / Because …
Class by Zolton I Think She Will by Zolton I Feel Pretty by Zolton

Feather

I lost a feather / In mid flight / It fell to the ground / Slowly / I watched it / In admiration / Fluttering and twirling / Drifting into …

Let Me

Let me lick / That blush / From your cheeks / And turn it / To something of fire / Just as red / There is no shame / In this enveloped feve…

Quadrupled

(Mature)

Auto Pilot

I’ve been sitting in this room for over six years. I came here alone. Then I wasn’t alone for brief intervals of torture only t…

The Bird

I ate a bird today / And it was me / Though I’m not sure / What it means / Swallow / Into flutter / Riding waves / Of air / She whisp…

No More Wicked

I have let myself down / Or maybe not / I needed time / To grow / That wicked bitch / Seeping in / A brutal teacher / At one time / All see…

Much Thanks

I got an email / “Hope your arm is better, / I feel so bad for you, / You seem like such a nice girl” / The bane of my disconte…

The Whistle Blows

Some may peer in the window of the caboose I call my life and suspect that I am a train wreck waiting to happen. I can only say that the wr…

Something Different

Where do they come from? / I want something different / Squeezed between those / Who show no weakness / In their fear and lies / And those …

Angels

I lay on the grass / Warmth of the sun / I have but much / And yet… / No job / Little money / A broken arm / To make me / Even more u…

Why…

Why is it / When I’m drunk / And on a rant / And life is good / And I know it / I talk with a British accent / But only to the mirror…
Bored with Cat Food by Zolton

Disease

God, I cannot fathom / This malady of my existence / Where I listen / In value / To value others / And they talk and talk / And I tell them…

What is Wrong with You?

Again… out. Looking damn fine. Damn fine by any standards. No question there in my mind. Enter unknown male. Single. Average to good …

Parables

I imagined / Scratching / My nails / Down the small of his back / And this is so wrong / Because it’s so right / Wrong for no reason …

Gone by

Two years… / Gone by in a whirlwind. / Or was it seven? / Maybe forty. / No. / That was a long time ago. / It feels it. / And where d…
Tinctures by Zolton Dangling Devil by Zolton

A place for everything

A place for everything / And everything in its place / I repeat and repeat this / While cleaning up / My ever cluttered life / I sit for mi…

So he…

So he holds me so close / But he doesn’t believe in love / Wandering on the steam / Of his own self / Watching kissers with a smile /…

I am fine…

I am fine / In my head / Think I always / Have been / I am fine / But what they said / You cannot / You will fall / Do not climb / That sil…
The Invitation by Zolton

When considering…

Ask not what that girl can do for you… but what you are willing to do for that girl. / That is the difference between love and not.

Reap What You Sow

He couldn’t understand the disparities of others. Poor folk. His thought, You reap what you sow. / Silver spoon. He did nothing, earn…

Whisper

Perhaps / The problem being / I hear my screams / As delicate whispers / Heard by few / For whispers / Are ignored / Inabilities / To commu…
I Smell Kitchen! by Zolton

I’ve still got…

I lost my job yesterday… it was no surprise and I have been preparing for it. We did not have enough work to go around and I was laid…
He had Stardust in His Eyes by Zolton

Devils of my destruction

Devils of my destruction / You have built me strong / I have been shown / Likenesses of me / Through the beauty of others / You cannot brea…
Nacho Apocalypse by Zolton Welcome to The Nest by Zolton

Another Party

I walked into the party tonight… a bit overdressed in my retro houndstooth polyester zip up summer dress. The one that always gets me…

Obscure Meat

How I love obscure meat / It sits in the corner / Feigning normalcy / Which is impossible / Wrapped in butcher paper / Wearing sunglasses /…

Hey

Hey… man penis! / I know as much as you / Maybe more
Chattahoochee Phlox by Zolton Angels Exist by Zolton Calla Lily by Zolton Punk dies when I say so by Zolton I'm Revolting by Zolton

Erasers

I’ve always colored outside the lines. A bit. When I want. When I need to. On… purpose or not. Lately… I have been making…

Shells

More than broken shells… until we cannibalize our own contents.
Moose by Zolton

Paradise

It was not an apple / But paradise itself / And though funny / This image / As we are the same / Through all this time / We never had it / …

Dating

It’s in that never ending sound / Of those voices / Full of fake impressions / And so exacting / In chosen words / A ridiculous dance…

Ode to Hamburger

Oh hamburger… how I love thee… despite my mother’s cooking. Circa 1977… Bisquick hamburger corn pouches… grea…
A Bit Bored with All the Hugging by Zolton

Not Here

I am not here / To make you weep / Nor make you / In any way / So if you like me / Stay / If not… / Go away
Political Advice by Zolton

Investigator’s Remorse

With hobgoblins / She found her wasteland / Whispering filth / Of other worlds / Looking at her / Head in my hand / I looked / At myself / …

Beyond

Can I eat you? / Silly question / I suppose I could / With correct persuasion / Ever the tramp / Yet… / I want not / What does not ba…

World of Imagination

There is a world / Of imagination / Built with / Bitter thorns / Rich lust / Desire of knowledge / Wayward sighs / Of how / How we disparag…

Bless You, Thomas Crapper!

Thomas Crapper did not invent the flush toilet… however… he made it a household item and improved upon it with inventions such …

Stick… Hole

James passed Melissa at an assembly. She was engrossed in whatever she was doing and as he got closer, he heard her chanting. / stick, stic…

Willow – for cat lovers

Willow, my geriatric cat, is a grumpy lump at times. She has become a bit jaded since Stanley came along. Stanley is young and full of ener…

Labels

I was eating my Farman’s “King of Pickles” sweet pickles along with some cheddar cheese and a pleasant Argentine malbec w…

The Ugly Truth

As we grow / And get to know / Each other at our best / We expose / The ugly / Intentional in text / The truth be known / My ugly shownR…

What I Want

I look at my life… often… finding disappointment in some things. Not really within myself as a temple though I find myself emot…
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