Two poems (to be read with tongue firmly in cheek)

I look at the map
on our shower curtain
and think of all the places
I’ll never have been
If I drown in the tub
tonight

Instead of looking for a job
I read a book of poetry
and cried.

then I hunted another rat
for dinner.

(both of the above poems are © 2007 Joseph Walter Lindsey)

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