Heed not Steve

Category: poetry

While Questions Dance In His Head

winter again
he’s never seen
a sugarplum

——

© Steve Mitchell 2022 

No, I –

hetalkssomuchjust
talkandtalk
andtalkandtalk
allaboutnothing
justtalktalktalkand
talk
andtalk
andItrytofit
inaword
justoneword
justonelittleword
awordonitsside
anedgewiseword
justoneword
butIcant
Ijustcant
notevenone

and that word is

“huh”

and edgewise it’s

“—-“

——

© Steve Mitchell 2022 

101South

on a windless night
one car after another –
the tires howling

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© Steve Mitchell 2022 

And Dark

one morning
he wakes up and
the morning is cold

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© Steve Mitchell 2022 

Hidden

cloudy night –
the lunar eclipse
eclipsed

——

© Steve Mitchell 2022 

Noun

doing

Mad Libs

I draw

a _______

——

© Steve Mitchell 2022 

Hello Goodbye

without fuss –
ten minutes
of rain

——

© Steve Mitchell 2022 

What?

late night –
somehow all this
earwax

——

© Steve Mitchell 2022 

Happy Halloween!

Halloween -
maybe next year
we’ll wear costumes

—-

Me and Lucie just chilling on a Saturday night (photo by our friend Isabel)

To See And Be Seen

Halloween parties –
I look for photos of me
in my costumer

——

© Steve Mitchell 2022