Depression

Nothing is there It’s not open to interpretation The vacuum in your heart It is real That last, best hope is Gone You are all alone. Lost in the orchard of despair The swirling madness has Stopped swirling to focus entirely on you… As everything slips away Into the deep dark of never was Anchor […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Love Poem

how long has it been I can not call again I just want to hear The lyrical hum of her voice on my eardrum when did I go insane I was just doin my own thing then into my world she drops changing everything smell her on my pillow taste her on my lips I […]

Read the rest of this entry »

The Others

sitting before you naked and crying a baby alone in a crowd its fat little fingers on short chubby arms outstretched begging strangers for love it weeps and shouts it cries and it screams, but its pleas go unnoticed as the herd rushes round the yard you run for the infant heart pounding faster and […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Why is Your Dick Out

why is your dick out why is your hand on her why is your tongue there why would you say that why is your dick out why I do not understand I am not surprised that this exists but I am surprised by the prevalence and technique or lack thereof who asks their employees for […]

Read the rest of this entry »

I’m Just Sayin’

Let the revolution begin The stupid people Have elected their stupid hero To do all the stupid things That will satisfy their stupid egos Last two times the idiots rose up They burned the libraries Of Alexandretta and Europe Just to prove that stupid was victorious Now the information age is gonna crash Due to […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Daughter of the Sun – free sample

Daughter of the Sun a modern epic poem by JD Adler ISBN: 9781520646589 (full text available on Amazon in print or Kindle) “How in the hell could a man enjoy being awakened at 8:30 a.m. by an alarm clock, leap out of bed, dress, force-feed, shit, piss, brush teeth and hair, and fight traffic to get […]

Read the rest of this entry »

The Shadow Men

there is the thing we think we see but never really believe I can not tell you it isnt so because I know every time you turn a corner and think you see a shadow that is not your own that’s not a trick of the eye that’s the darkest demon you’ve ever dreamed come out […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Hot

a single round bead of sweat rolls across the flesh in the sweltering summer heat magnifying pours, birthmarks, follicles and wrinkles, as it passes this aint no glistening this is some serious, stinky, sweat generated by a body overheated not just from the blistering searing hellish mythic evil of the mid-day summer heat no, this […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Deplorable State

I am a straight white man in ‘Murica oppressed and disenfranchised robbed of my birthright my manifest destiny has been stolen by lesbians and Mexicans and academics with their scams ’bout the environment My people used to rule not like “metallica rules dude” we actually ruled voting rights property rights the best jobs all ours […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Lunch Break

mid after noon shower pounds on the nape of the neck soapy calloused hands across smooth flesh gentle fingers caress the long hard a groan escapes

Read the rest of this entry »

Ashes

Smell the ashes Feel the heat Talking heads scratch their scalps Wondering Why do they burn The places they sleep and eat Whose side are you on boys The money Or the free

Read the rest of this entry »