train station schedule watch

ronnie the bespectacled
grants audience
t j maxx model watches with
amused condescension from
imagined balconies
bearded bard prophet
of the asphalt mongers
sez i thought i bought a
golden goose one time
but it was a canard so we
stuffed it with xanax and
baked it for the geniuses at
the cuckoos nest lockdown
unit told em it was one uh the
turkeys that line up outside the
door waitin for the house of
sterility to open

ronnie sez i made a joke now
the humorless white hats think
i'm mental humor is clinical
insanity life is a
scavenger hunt i'm gonna
take over the world one
scrap at a time

robert sells scriptures for a
nickel out behind the dumpster in
the parkin lot behind popeyes
chicken stand
there are sacrifices to
be made sez robert so
lily immolates herself on a
bunsen burner leavin a
legacy of cheap lipstick stains
and tobacco scars

balloon splashes clash with
dante's house of hot coals
watch your step
look at me sez she i'm
all arty but she can't really
believe or she wouldn't hafta
wobble that size fortysix
gmo tushy at cameras for
attention not that artists can't
be whores we all gotta eat

funny car startin line
fire off blow apart
how sad she was such a
beautiful soul with her
cupboards decorated in lavender

robert got into a convoluted
negotiation with a
ninety degree in the
utah desert and messed
up his subaru now he
googles drinks per hour to
calculate drunkennes on a
richter scale trades fast food coupons for cigarette
factories with primitive
hieroglyphs mass producing
cookie cutters eat cartoon
pancakes with gingerbread humans

izzy sleeps in his
car to save on rent had tuh
leave the heater on all
night tuh keep from freezin tuh
death burned three quarters
of a tank cost uh rent went
up landlord gonna get
evicted and try tuh find a
spot for him & his one legged
ballet slipper snowboard queen
who details the difference between
organic and all natural
only gets twelve miles to the gallon

jimmuh the jooo hatuh
smirks the circus has
arrived here comes comrade
jack with his unnaturalness intact
performing acts of healthcare on
unsuspecting patriot fakery
in house of waferology while
arty chows down on soy tacos

redcoat ripper is ticked off about
potsmokers sez the feds should
bust in & lock em up for
life snowden was treasonous
hang him but ripper is always
ticked off bout sumthin nobody
listens to nobody bout nuthin no
more anyhow disregard the mutt
chained to the bicycle rack
he's friendly won't bite i promise but
we had his teeth filed down just in
case well gotta run those peasants
ain't gonna beat themselves up
ain't gonna cover their own
corpses in shiny
purple face coverings all dressed
in black oh no i think i left my
nukes in the bathroom

looey needs a seatbelt just to
watch the price is right on the
bench at the bus stop somebody
tried to burn down the barker good thing i was tweekin or i
woulda died in my sleep &
all the rats & roaches fled to my
room & broke tina's cell & stole the
pc & thc & i had to fix the lock &
ochocinco's drivin his van around with
a mattress strapped to the roof spent
the week in bakersfield but lease is
paid so it wuz cool till off duty
cop dropped a dime & now ochocinco is
eightysixed from the barker the
onyx & the trocadero & lost his license to exist pissed cuz
tina stole an std an hid it in his jeans

 © John Kennan 3-4-21
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Submitted by rankstranger7 on May 24, 2021

Modified on April 20, 2023

3:09 min read

Quick analysis:

Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 3,281
Words 618
Stanzas 11
Stanza Lengths 17, 7, 10, 10, 5, 12, 13, 8, 18, 16, 1

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