Thursday, June 9, 2016

Three Poems by Ken L. Jones


The Poet's Revenge

The red cupid silhouette thumb tacked to our wall
Like the one I once had a child has a torn heart
Which will soon detach from its hand
But the roller disco break dancing gangsta'
In Michael Jackson's Bad is the greatest thing I ever saw
On my TV since Topo Gigigo first kissed Ed Sullivan
And the long hungered after onion rings
Being cooked in our black skillet in forbidden oil
Will complement the almost raw steak with which it will be served
Yet I am still overcome with emotions painted by hand
That are as evolved as any amphibian
As I become lost once again
In her eyes that were wider than the blossoms of orange trees
And were bluer than the bluest willow china
That ever appeared upon this earth
As I walked with her down a prim avenue
Teeming with miniature dolls where her message of love
Was my afternoon rum and I need none other besides it
On the island's north shore that like sugar dissolved
But soon after she abandoned me to a shelf in the local discount store
Someone who thought I was something else
Soon took charge of me for a well intentioned makeover
But no matter how hard I tried to fake being what this wonderful woman wanted
It was a festering mistake and when I finally burst free after many a spring
She was repulsed by my talents and said that they were trivial things
And so now as I listen to the night's musicianship
And I long beyond longing to cross o're to it
But lack the surrender which would accomplish this
Still I want to say that I am unshaken
In my belief in true love even after this Valentine's Day
That screamed with bared teeth
From inside of the mouth which once gave me such peace
But then I can't give what I don't have and neither can she
But oh how I wish she would stop shrieking like some banshee
About things that never were and can never be
Perhaps in this reality or any other



I Reveal

When I needed something to begin to thaw
She had empathy for my yen to experience the rosy tint of dreamland
And then as she smiled like Gone With The Wind
She wasn't afraid to flash forward in that November
That was like ghost peppers growing
In the intense sunlight of the waterfalls of Jupiter
And all was still and fine until we met Loki on the Yellow Brick Road
On that midnight that was as hazy as a painting by Basquiat
As our love once so constant became like swirling wine
Pregnant with the first born of nothing happened
Back during those skyscraping years in flux
Just before my journey into all that mutates
Cast me adrift upon this mummified sea
That ends in one blind alleyway after another



And Shrink

I want to live in the past there is no future
The present reeks like a war zone
That can no longer breathe
And our long lost love is a frozen goddess
Tucked in a wicker basket full of dead sunsets
Where once we were star crossed lovers
Who went to see The Stones
But these days we know
Only the questionable delight of being rusty machines
Now that we live together alone



For the past thirty-five years Ken L. Jones has been a professionally published author who has done everything from writing Donald Duck Comic books to creating things for Freddy Krueger to say in some of his movies.  In the last six years he has concentrated on his lifelong ambition of becoming a published poet and he has published widely in all genres of that discipline in books, online, in chapbooks and in several solo collections of poetry.  


4 comments:

  1. website: https://www.supercounterfeitbills.com
    Weblink: https://www.supercounterfeitbills.com

    pagelink: https://www.supercounterfeitbills.com/services/counterfeit-money/
    Email: supercounterfeitbills@gmail.com
    sitelink: www.buymoneybills.com
    sitelink: https://www.bestqualitynotes.com
    Whatsapp No: +1 (480) 382-4693
    product link: https://www.supercounterfeitbills.com/buy-counterfeit-dollar-bills/
    otherlink: https://www.elightdocumentation.com
    otherlink: https://www.flymedishop.com
    https://autopowerbooster.com
    https://www.maxmedishop.com

    Buy 100% Undetectable Counterfeit Money Online

    When anybody discusses about undetectable fake money so one thing that
    comes in the every mind

    is that counterfeit currency which is very useful. Now you can buy
    counterfeit money online that

    looks real from SuperCounterfeitBills.

    You are simply living your dream the time when you consist of a lot of
    cash and money, because

    of which you can able to enjoy to the core without limitations. Buy
    counterfeit money online

    from here and grab quality undetectable banknotes.

    SuperCounterfeitBills is one of the best platforms to get top quality
    undetectable counterfeit

    money online. We have taken banknote printing as workmanship and that
    is the reason they have

    the best undetectable particular banknotes that can’t be followed
    effectively by counterfeit

    identifier machines

    Contact us for best price and deals ever

    website: https://www.supercounterfeitbills.com

    ReplyDelete
  2. Vyvanse is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    (ADHD) in adults and in children who are at least 6
    years old.

    contact us

    phone No: +1(918)280-9526
    Email: info@maxmedishop.com | supermedsshop@gmail.com
    website: www.maxmedishop.com

    weblink: https://www.maxmedishop.com

    productlink: https://www.maxmedishop.com/product/buy-vyvanse-70mg-online/

    Buy LSD (Lysergic Acid Diethylamide) 150mcg tablets online
    $2.50
    productlink:https://www.maxmedishop.com/product/lsd-lysergic-acid-diethylamide-150mcg-tablets/

    Buy Adderall XR 25 mg online
    productlink: https://www.maxmedishop.com/product/adderall-xr/

    ReplyDelete

  3. Buy Vyvanse 70mg online
    $5.00 $3.50
    Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is a central nervous system stimulant. It
    affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that
    contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control.

    Vyvanse is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    (ADHD) in adults and in children who are at least 6
    years old.

    contact us

    phone No: +1(918)280-9526
    Email: info@maxmedishop.com | supermedsshop@gmail.com
    website: www.maxmedishop.com

    weblink: https://www.maxmedishop.com

    productlink: https://www.maxmedishop.com/product/buy-vyvanse-70mg-online/

    Buy LSD (Lysergic Acid Diethylamide) 150mcg tablets online
    $2.50
    productlink:https://www.maxmedishop.com/product/lsd-lysergic-acid-diethylamide-150mcg-tablets/

    Buy Adderall XR 25 mg online
    productlink: https://www.maxmedishop.com/product/adderall-xr/

    ReplyDelete
  4. Purchase-EURO-DOLLAR-POUNDS Counterfeit Banknotes from Davistnote.com
    Minimum order quantity shipped ,5000$
    - Our bills/notes bypass everything, counterfeit pens, and machines.
    - Can be used in banks but can be used elsewhere same like normal money
    - We have the best HOLOGRAMS AND DUPLICATING MACHINES
    - UV: YES
    EUR - Euro
    USD - US Dollar
    DNR - DINAR
    GBP - British Pound
    INR - Indian Rupee
    AUD - Australian Dollar
    CAD - Canadian Dollar
    AED - Emirati Dirham
    ZAR - Rand
    CHF - Swiss Franc
    CNY - Chinese Yuan Renminbi
    MYR - Malaysian Ringgit
    THB - Thai Baht
    NZD - New Zealand Dollar
    SAR - Saudi Arabian Riyal
    QAR - Qatari Riyal
    We are the best and Unique producer of HIGH QUALITY Undetectable counterfeit Banknotes. With over a billion of our products circulating around the world. We offer only original high-quality counterfeit currency NOTES. We ship worldwide. WhatsApp:
    https://wa.me/14438984218
    Web :http://davistnote.com/
    Whatsapp : +1(443) 898-4218

    ReplyDelete