Monthly Archives: February 2011

Old Chinese Proverb *


Confucius say,

“If you are in a book store and cannot find

the book for which you search, you are obviously in the…

Book Store

*Sent to me by email.  Couldn’t resist.

Senryu Seventeen

Golden Tears

Were my tears golden
My children would never need
But never fulfilled

© 2011 Michael Yost

Senryu Sixteen


Stroking uvula
Obesities genital
Food fornication

© 2011 Michael Yost

Senryu Fifteen

Dare I love again
Embracing melancholy
Splash new the altar

© 2011 Michael Yost

Senryu Fourteen

Vintage Shoes

Loafers with laces
Insecurities soft tell
Foot fashion from hell

© 2011 Michael Yost

Senryu Thirteen

Sandy Waste Land

Turn the sand to glass
Much easier to see the oil
The blood of the Beast

© 2011 Michael Yost

Free Write Friday

Lover’s Reap


Poet’s soul spins into her cavity neap
Filling the cracks and crevices deep
Leveling the lining it seeps
Grading the walls inside steep
Secures the hearts new keep
Slowing lobo’s creep
Disturbing sleep
Killing sheep
Bo Peep

© 2011 Michael Yost

Wolf Feeding