funky new advice column

unclench your sharp teeth before they become dulled

below lies the knowledge of mothers passed onto daughters

when passing a yellow bug whose shiny hump disturbs

honk your horn like this _____ __ _____ — — —

at southern california grocery stores stocking up on

cereal, broccoli, lemons, tomatoes, zucchini, and such

double bag

the same goes for having sex with well-strapped strangers

about that situation at work

involving a co-worker and a trapeze artist

remember first to close the door as you call your 5th grade friend

to monger about rumors and complain about office sex

try not to reminisce, leaning over a dropped pistachio

a little brother’s taunt, eyes glinting, yelling into the mic

“crack kills!”

about poetry, there are certain Friends who will recite

the book of psalms when you are thinking about sufis,

this is similar to fortune cookies becoming Chinese

as white people using chopsticks read the following:

“you will have great success, but you must try harder.”

make sure you whisper nikki giovanni in your lover’s ear

after you’ve dragged the hair of hafiz into bed

about falling asleep to nonsense blogged as advice

don’t tell people too much information when you can hold

it all inside, your body is your bowl.

do not laugh at anything i have said,

it is without question that you and i must set

some boundaries.

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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. sc
    Jan 25, 2011 @ 09:05:48

    brilliant!

    Like

    Reply

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