Category Archives: Unexpected Poetry

Unexpected Poetry #6

In lieu of a thoughtful, well-written post, I bring you a poem from, again, my public library’s announcements. The rhyme scheme is, well, forced at best, but you can’t deny the subject cries out for it. (And seriously, who uses … Continue reading

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Unexpected Poetry #5

And now we turn to Craigslist, the source of all great literature (and where grammar and spelling go to die after they’ve given up all hope on life in social media). I call it “Broken on the Inside.” Let the … Continue reading

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Unexpected Poetry #4

I’m not sure if this entirely qualifies as poetry, but in a public library’s blurb, included was this list of journals in which a certain poet has had works appear. I think I found the missing verse of “We Didn’t … Continue reading

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Unexpected Poetry #3

And now, a haiku from the same monkey article, with only two words deleted for syllabic reasons. Reports of monkeys riding on backs of wild pigs have not been confirmed.

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Unexpected Poetry #2

This time, we draw from none other than the New York Times Magazine. More specifically, from an article about a rogue monkey in Tampa. Read on. What’s a Monkey To Do in Tampa? That fall, it materialized in a low-income … Continue reading

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Unexpected Poetry #1

DISCLAIMER: I am not a poet. However, I do appreciate poetry (good and otherwise), and this will hopefully be the first in a series of questionable prose that is, at least in part, questionable because it should have been a … Continue reading

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