Category Archives: Poem

A Birthday and A Poem

The following is a poem I wrote today for my mother’s birthday (So, all rights reserved by Evin Hughes and what-not). Waking up to Mama It’s the sandman or something like him Showing me pictures Snapshots never taken of us … Continue reading

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sometimes when he sleeps his nose

sometimes when he sleeps his nose whistles like wooden prize-from-the-fair recorders In my bed across the hall I hear him two pillows to myself now, kazooing like grip the ball tightly, focus on the base of the pins that holds … Continue reading

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Paranormal(delle) Activity

The following is a paradelle that I wrote for a class. This infamous type of poem was created by Billy Collins. The lights in the basement flicker on their own. The lights in the basement flicker on, their own. All … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Haiku

Chapters 21 and 34 A zombie appears in a wedding dress no less and a baby too.  I would never guess Darcy to profess his love for Elizabeth. The zombie gets shot; Darcy gets a roundhouse kick; baby gets away. … Continue reading

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Bison Heart

My heart is the buffalo runt of the megafauna the shaggy short ton vegetarian My heart beat out the rest riddled with arrows Eros was more Native American than Greek My heart is horned doesn’t follow the herd A sentence … Continue reading

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Goulish Poetry

On the first day of my Writing the Undead class, we ripped pages out of a cheesy zombie novel—”Ghoul” by Brian Keene—and used the words to make poetry. From pages 83,84,241, and 242 I took parts of sentences and put … Continue reading

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