Tag Archives: Hayden Carruth

The Ovenbird

The things we learn as kids we keep all life`long          chewk chewk chewk The things we learn if aged we forget in minutes          chewk chewk chewk Just think about it it all … Continue reading

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At Seventy`Five

At seventy`five the world feels different than it seemed at sixty`three I was young back then ready to fight back against a bad heart I gave it up [the fight] and began to sing ever since I’m just fine “The … Continue reading

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January Afternoon

Come sit with me and tell me some tale in the January after`noon Let it be for us a field of play upon which we wage wits You in your white hat and I in my black Come catch me … Continue reading

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The Package

The package arrives at the rooster`crow to snatch me from  a dark labyrinth which had no exit with the door`slam of an angry cell door The courier has flown so what’s to be done except to pick it up careful … Continue reading

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Graveyards of Greed

What violence men have wreaked upon the land by greed for coal then gold then oil leaving their graveyards in their sorry wakes and all for what` else than wealth some more of what they never have enough and not … Continue reading

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On Poets

He writes          jingles for Hallmark          drives Mercedes She writes          elegies for prisoners          travels by subway His poems          recycle back into … Continue reading

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