Poems by Mario Crimmins

Accumulative Words

a poem by Mario Crimmins

I
Started
To feel something
Rigid and completely literal
Like a lithe unction inside
A hardwired sentimental body of water

But the cleanest of other mothers
Declaimed in charred char-speak
That poetry is lies
And nothing but
Burnt actions
Sing

Kidney Punch

a poem by Mario Crimmins

Place your consignment
Of primroses
On a log flume

Will you be the fourth link
In my heart-constructed
Daisy chain

I long to lust and call
You Sally
Though Hughie Green was my Valet

Death to the infradig
Life to the Disney kids
You spend I lend ok dokey?