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Sometimes I Say To A Poem, "Can't You See I'm Busy?" - Bedlam Farm Journal
"Sometimes I Say To A Poem," "Stop Bothering me! Can't You See I'm Checking My Messages? The poem, just outside of my window, looking in, snickers and then laughs, "Oh, poor baby, we don't wish to interfere with your messages…," she sneered, then, after a few seconds, "turn the dam thing off, don't you know i am in your head, and there is only one way to get me out?" No, I say, I didn't know, but once I thought about it I know it's true. I sigh, I'm just busy, I'm not in the mood. The poem looks wry, says nothing, she climbs up onto the bird feeder just outside of my window, then winks, smiles, blows me a …