Buddy’s News

The Dollar done fell

out of pocket fell down
out of socket fell down

out from sweetheart’s locket fell down

so fast couldn’t lock it fell down
so hard couldn’t mock it can’t you tell?

The Damn Dollar done fell

Snub

Pins and no less tacking
a wool-eyed gaze

carrying bust-wide
amidst

local laid energy
as its noncommercial

response (for artifice)
scrolling through

his slew of five books
outside

the cobwebbed plant
Players’ field

taunts his loosed
and forlorn caliber

engaging icily
with

watered jumps

Reflux

‘Everything happens for a reason

Everything happens because
Everything happens

that is the reason

Everything happens for a reason
because Everything happens

for a reason’

happens