Category Archives: poetry

Aging Pretentious Artist (a poem)

Middle-aged undiscovered artist. Bitter. Angry.  Still wondering why the less talented received all the breaks and they didn’t.   Flashback to their twenties. Arrogant.  Know-it-all. Wouldn’t listen to constructive criticism. Dismissed current popular artists. Called their work garbage.   Years … Continue reading

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The Idris Elba Look-A-Like (a poem)

Hanging out at a Latin Freestyle event.Buddy of mine playing classic Latin freestyle from the 80s. Even mixed in 80s hip hop. Me watching some woman’s big booty. Or should I call it culo grande?I never approach her. She’s with a … Continue reading

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Laptop DJ ( a poem)

Use to DJ some years back.Made more money in Sanford than I did in Orlando. Had a weekly gig in Sanford.Two nights a week at a joint called Little Fish, Huge Pond.Most folks appreciated me.Patrons even celebrated my birthday there.Surprised me … Continue reading

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France’s Bootyphobia (A Serena Williams Poem)

French Tennis Federation bans tennis star Serena William’s tight-fitting cat suit. Snooty Federation president says, “One must respect the game and the place.” Serena Williams recently birthed a daughter. Cat suit originally designed to prevent blood clots after daughter’s birth. … Continue reading

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Coughing Fits (a hospital poem)

  I Having a hard time walking up stairs. Always giving out of breath when I walk upstairs to outdoor rooftop bars. Always giving out of breath when I walk upstairs in downtown parking garages. Had a nasty cold recently. … Continue reading

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How Using Facebook Helps Me Sell Books

Just like I mentioned in the previous blog, I used to see my author friend Christoph Paul upload mobile phone photos on Facebook. The photos contained folks who bought his books. I borrowed that idea for myself. First, I used … Continue reading

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Folks Still Buying My Book

Seems like folks are still interested in my photo and poetry book Three Orlando Nightspots. Some weeks back, at Orlando’s Imperial, my buddy Scot purchased a copy. Mind you, I rarely walk up to people trying to sell the book. … Continue reading

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