Poems

BOOKED
Poem

  Nicholas, I’ve warned you

about not paying attention

in my class.

This is your final warning.

Poem

The building is white,
ivy eating its way up the broken walls,
windows small
and scratched.

Poem

and drank soda

and didn’t eat lunch

and I almost got arrested

and I hate math

and tomorrow we have to play basketball in gym class

and I’m not that good

Overheard in a Tower Block
Poem

I’m amazing

Seriously I’m really very cool

When I went to school

With the headmaster

I drafed the rules.

 

We studied my hair

My cares

BOOKED
Poem

When Mom says

she's decided to go back to work,

you're not too surprised,

'cause you know

how much she misses

being around horses

since Dad moved

BOOKED
Poem

     The Mac

is a corny-joke-cracking

seven foot

bowling fanatic

with reddish Mohawk

who wears funny T-shirts

and high top Converse sneakers.

BOOKED
Poem

The thing about daydreaming

  in your class

is you forget

what was happening

just before ninety thousand fans

started CHEERING you

BOOKED
Poem

   

         Here fellas, take a book.

Uh, no thanks, Mr Macdonald. We just came in to-

 

To join nerds and Words? Excellent, Nick. We could use