Chimpanzees on typewriters


Why wait until 2 am,
wearing formal pajamas
in an insomniac’s basement
and staying up way past bedtime,
for just 2 minutes on stage
with an audience small enough to
fit inside a breadbox,

small enough to count on a pirate’s limbs

small enough to pacify wildlife?

Because I’d do anything for attention…
Just look at what I’m doing now.

Calvin and Hobbes said it better than anyone else:
the world is better when you stuff yourself.

Art is not for tongues and quills
sparring to describe a rainbow
better than anyone else
in history,

It’s for you to realize that you know
what rainbow means
deeper than

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