Procrastination

Dandelion seed
responsibilities float
away on each breath

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Diner

Booths shelter those hung
over, elbows tacky with
pancake syrup spills.

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Junker

Like a dorm room on
four wheels, it’s a place to get
drunk stoned laid changed sleep.

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Dishes in the sink

Domestic mountains
rimmed with grime, sponge scaling this
Everest of suds.

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Overlooked

Forgotten summer
umbrella aged by winter’s
wig of heavy snow.

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Poor business decision

I quit my job to
work on my haiku blog. Chance
of millions, slim / none.

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Laid off friend

Drops by at four, raids
the fridge, toasts unhappy hour
to his firing squad.

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Loser

You still up? Dude, it’s
not like the internet won’t
be there tomorrow.

Hoarders on A&E

What we hold onto
owns us drowns us sedates us
slow death by shopping.