Worthlessness

  Am I worth less than a life that is half my age? If that is the case, then why do they double me up, paying me twice as much as my younger self, only to then let go of my worthlessness – to save themselves from the cost of my pricelessness?   Copyright owned…

Towyn Trailer

  Towing my brain into Towyn, aiming for something static to keep my thoughts from lagging behind my actions, from drifting off and taking on a form of their own   or, worse, from sprinting on ahead of my slowing feet, I take the long road, slicing a cuboid city into two identical halves, my…

Misanthropy

  I miss nothing about the trophy hunters who upcycle their own heads and mount them upon the renamed innovations of others.   Copyright owned by Jay Cool, July 2019 Image by Elizabeth Ekman from Pixabay

Carapace

She paces. Two forward, one back; three forward, one back; for forward, one back. And, in this way, she picks up her pace, each time, getting a little bit further. As others, get further, they actually get closer – closer to a goal, to someone else’s goal – a goal that someone else set, for…

Inchoate

  I choke, on the words that I am expected to suck in, to believe.   I chew, on the words for just a short while, before I spit                                                     …

Circle of Change: Haiku

  She says ‘No!’ and it’s unexpected that she should think differently –   it’s not part of the business plan of change – the re- turn to the start box.   Copyright owned by Jay Cool, July 2019   1: Lack-Lustre Bummer: A Silly Poem Look at Zoos: Book Review Curlicues: A Savvy Poem…

Decommissioned: Haiku

We’ve done what we can, but … we can no more control you than abandon.   Copyright owned by Jay Cool, July 2019   Image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay   Other posts by Jay Cool. Please read and leave a review. 55: Finiarted 21: Daredevil Dinah 12: Clean Oven A Recent View: A Silly…

Narcissist: Haiku

I watch as others look for love on an island smug in loving me. Copyright owned by Jay Cool, July 2019   Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay   Other posts by Jay Cool. Please read and leave a comment. 1: Lack-Lustre 56: The Morning After Real Life: Haiku Volition: A Savvy Poem

Real Life: Haiku

At forty-nine, I start my real life – the one I was born to live.     Copyright owned by Jay Cool,  July 2019   Please read and comment on other posts by Jay Cool: 1: Lack-Lustre 55: Finiarted Time to Say Goodbye The Undertaking: Book Review Outstanding

Introspection

A response to feedback offered by my one and only follower, Ricardo Scribblero, who politely questioned whether the generally introspective theme running through all of my written out(in)put, might be too much for some.   Let me introduce myself to you, ready for your inspection, ready to be gazed at by you – through your…