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The Nuthouse

Welcome to the nuthouse
live forever amongst the almonds
cashews and peanuts
a fine collection
for no purpose at all


Captain Jack

ooo parking lot cleaner ooo

with little burly brushes spinning for me

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round and round on its singular front tire

oh Captain Jack
of white and blue stripes
get those troops out of bed
so early

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and there
to the city sun
on the morning empty lot
good morning!

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whose parking spot shall I stall
when you come for me?

Captain Jack
the leaves and the wrappers
will not do

 

The Mushroom

Once upon a time there was a mushroom

the choice was fork or spoon
and so I ate it
right from the ground
without making a sound

how strange
and yet how bleak
my body became as red as a beet

I clutched my throat
and cursed and stomped
but to no avail

and in the moment of lapse
I began to collapse
into my own entrails

 
© 2017 Chris Ludwig