Procrastination

Dandelion seed
responsibilities float
away on each breath

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All nighter

Weighing sleep against
productivity, I write
into a new day.

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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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Overlooked

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

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Over the holidays

Ate bad stuff. Gained weight.
Hate myself. Still, I think, There’s
always tomorrow…

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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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Dishwasher repair guy

Olive pits. Glass shards.
Bent straw. He warns, It’s not a
garbage disposal…

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Midnight in Arcata

Airport closed, no ride
home ’til dawn, she waits under
a tree in the rain.

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New year’s resolution

Why bother vowing
change when you’re satisfied with
your lazy-ass self?

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