On One Hand

October 15, 2005

Sandwich Poets

Filed under: Uncategorized — ononehand @ 9:34 pm
those damn
sandwich   poets
lyricizing between
   cold cuts
day-old pizza,
bursts of laughter
 among them.

one comes up
at a party
     - i haven't seen him
       since high school - 
tells me he's so
glad to see me   human
now and those years
spent    sledding
and      keeping up
from 12th grade back
       through cub scouts
hasn't forgotten.

i wonder, sandwich poet,

have you come into
some        wisdom
these years past
or are you


  1. This poem reminds me of of one of my own, simply because I am a big fan of the deviant punctuation… it rocks my world.

    Midterms are over which is wonderful!

    How’s life, Matt?

    Comment by matthewtroxel — October 16, 2005 @ 3:43 am | Reply

  2. Hey, it’s Luke from Connexions…

    So….you were going to see if anyone would leave a comment and when someone gives me a challenge, I’ll more than likely do it because well, I’m CrAzy like that…lol Anyway, this is piece is great, it not only made me hungry for some sandwiches, but I also related to it because I think I know what you are talking about. I had a similar experience, having an awkward moment with someone, wondering if they were real or just being lame, and I know they didn’t forget what happened. Maybe what I just wrote made no sense..lol, but just know I liked it..

    Comment by Anonymous — October 17, 2005 @ 5:08 pm | Reply

  3. Wow. trippy i loved it, it was different

    Comment by Anonymous — October 21, 2005 @ 5:20 am | Reply

  4. I think that poem is amazing.

    You have such a flow and I thought the second stanza was the strongest part of the poem.

    Comment by moondarkkisses — October 24, 2005 @ 3:27 am | Reply

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