Chattering Monkeys

magazine

Wash out all those ghosts cobwebs worrywarts black cloud critters

chattering like monkeys in your swollen brain

swollen brain filled with piston-like repetiton

it’s wrong it’s wrong it’s wrong

not good enough for who? for tin man looking for his heart?

wash out all those ghosts cobwebs worrywarts and black cloud critters

chattering like monkeys in your swollen brain

quickly lay your thoughts out on the page

protect those tender shoots

close the book

walk away

Monkey Business – Zimbabwe

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Morning Writing

Wash out all

those ghosts

cobwebs

worrywarts

black cloud critters

chattering

like monkeys

in your swollen

brain

swollen brain filled

with piston-like

repetition

it’s wrong

it’s wrong

it’s wrong

not good enough

for who?

for tinman

looking for his heart?

wash out all

those ghosts

cobwebs

worrywarts

and black cloud critters

chattering

like monkeys

in your swollen

brain

quickly

lay your thoughts

out on the page

protect those tender shoots

of pale green

close the book

then walk away.