Thursday, March 02, 2006

II: 061

dad notices:
I take more pills
than he does


At March 03, 2006 5:26 PM, Anonymous levon machenry said...

since you invited me back figured
i'd drop in. got a senryu below.
happened today at mcree's barber
shop in el paso...

scissors in hand
the barber talks about
his new chainsaw

as far as senryu go, is this'n


At March 03, 2006 5:45 PM, Blogger david giacalone said...

Yes. I like it.

Did I convince you that some rivers freeze over?

At March 03, 2006 7:33 PM, Anonymous levon machenry said...

no sir. regardless of what you see,
a river never really freezes.

got a haiku for you snowbirds to
warm up to...

spring walk
mother forgets
her cane

At March 03, 2006 10:13 PM, Blogger david giacalone said...

Levon, Of course, the entire river doesn't freeze solid. But, for the purpose of a duck (or an ice-fisher) swimming across or walking across it certainly does freeze over.

At March 03, 2006 11:03 PM, Anonymous levon machenry said...

well now in my estimation it's what's beneath the surface that really counts. i wouldn't take a chance on that ice, anymore than
i'd stroll through a texas gully during a thunderstorm.

up close
my blonde lover's
grey roots

At March 04, 2006 12:37 PM, Blogger david giacalone said...

"If we're walking on thin ice, then we might as well dance."

Jesse Winchester, from "Do It"


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