As a songwriter, I sometimes have thoughts or ideas that wouldn't particularly make a good song. This is the outlet for that stuff...

Monday, July 28, 2014

When Our Idols Came Out

Of hiding

The first thing we did was

Print magazines

With their names in bold san serif

Field guides to their habits and


It had been so long since these


Had heard a cat in the house or

The snap of a trap

They ventured forth timidly

At first

But now

So bold

They play in the bedrooms

Leave their trail through the


They chew on the fabric of modesty and


Their prodigious appetites have

Left stockpiles bereft

But that's okay

We each have our favorites

They look so cute with their

Shiny crowns and