The Adventures of FATMANThe gingerbread seemed to laugh at him every minute their little smiling faces were turned his way. The only way he could overcome the humiliation implied in their frosted looks was to bite their little sugar-plum heads off! Gordon never learned any other way of surmounting the odds. He could eat, he could eat very well. In fact you might say that he could eat anything, he was that good. No one really understood just how magnificent his appetite was, but Gordon knew.More Like This
He couldn't tell, or he wouldn't tell. In either case he really wanted to keep it a secret. Not that munching on asphalt was something to be embarrased about, but it would attract a lot of attention that he wasn't sure he was ready for.
Most days he could keep his hunger pangs in check, but this day was not like any other day. He woke up like always, made himself a cup of piping hot coffee, and once he finished the last drop he noticed that he had accidentally taken a small nip from the rim of his cup. "Oops." S
Head down, for your sakeNo one should notice your handsMore Like This
If pocketed fingers grip tight your legs
No one should mention your hair
If bright strands are shaved to the skull
No one should call out to you
If your name stays behind your teeth
And no one will tap rhythms
If you leave off-keys behind
SomedaySomeday, oneday,More Like This
these bricks will fall,
the basement door will crack,
and the mice and the rats,
and the snakes and I,
will rise to see the sun.
this lock will fail,
and the one with the key,
to the heaven behind all the bricks and walls,
will see me,
when he finally falls.
snake and rat,
mice make me warm,
and try to forget,
the light of the sun we cant see.
AlphabotanicYour talk often seems to me,More Like This
like a jungle.
Words, ferocious animals,
jumping from your lips,
swinging along the branches of your sentences.
Everything's in constant struggle to be heard,
every syllable a tree, trying to grow taller, louder,
more stressed than the rest of your alphabotanic.
And I own a plane,
fly far too high above the tumult,
of hidden meanings and important hints,
to ever understand what you mean.