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  1. jakecaller

    April 7th poems

    Smartest Man in the Worldour dear leaderclaims he is the smartestman in the worlda stable geniushas good wordsknows more than generalsknows more than doctorsshould have been a doctoronly he can fixwhat ails the worldfor he is the greatestgenius in the worldlike his friend the dear leader of North Koreabut in fact he is among the most stupid mento ever serve as our Presidenttrump is the poster child for the Dunning-Kruger Effect effect don't you think? © 8 hours ago, john Cosmos Aller great leader Tiger Jade PoemOur leadergreat leaderClaims he is the smartest man in the whole universesurely he is the most searched man in the googleverseperhaps though he is proof of man’s evolutionDarwinian selection working devolutionstupid isstupid does weasels words are the mental traps we set for ourselveswe are surrounded by weasel wordsmental traps we set for ourselvesto shut down all rational discussionin truly Orwellian fashionthese words are legendeveryone uses themno one thinks about themwhat they really meanI had no choiceof course, one always has a choiceFailure is not an optionnothing but macho BSof course failure is always an optionthat one must be prepared to faceand my favoritezero tolerancewhich convertsall violations of the Rulesinto class A murder like feloniesand common sense and discretionthrown out the windowunder the proverbial buswhere the full SWATImperial storm troopersRobot cops are deployedto arrest a teenage girlher crime giving a classmatea Tylenol which is a legal drugbut under zero tolerancethat is the same as selling heroinand she will be chargedwith a class A drug offensefollowing her aroundfor her lifefor having daredto break the stupid ruleyes weasel wordsare everywhereour mental trapsdesigned to keep usfrom thinkingand actingso throw off your mental trapsbreak free from the weasel wordsand perhaps we can be freeof these mental trapswriters digest prompt- to write a trap poemthe day I met the love of my life was a fine late August daythe day I met the love of my lifewho became my wifewas a late August dayin South Koreaas Koreans put itthe sky is highmy horses are fatand the king is far away하늘이 높다말은 뚱뚱하다왕은 멀리있다haneul-i nopdamal-eun ttungttunghadawang-eun meolliissdain late August early Septemberthe weather turns in Koreathe humid sauna like temperaturesbegin to abatecool breezes cool the airthe sky is highcrystal clearjust a few cloudsthe temperatures moderatehigh in the 80’s low in the 60’sjust wonderful weatherthe promise of nice fall weatherin the airthe killing heat of the summerabates and dies downand on such a lovely dateI met my fateshe walked out of my dreamsand into my lifeand became my wifeduring the brilliantAutumn of Koreabefore the wintersettled down on the landTo this daywhen the autumn comesI recall the halcyon datewhen I met my fatepoetry super highway daily April Prompt to write a weather report poem to those I have lostwith the corona virus upon usI am bracing to hear the newsthat so and so has diedI reflect backon all the people in my lifethat I have already lostpart of being olderis that you lose peopleclose to you along the wayI lost my father due to cancer in 1985and my sister due to a freak illness in 2007and my mother due to Alzheimer's in 2005and my father-in-law as well in 2007Demel Tuckerhigh school debate teammatedead of HIV in 1995Julian Bartley and his sonone of my favorite bossesdied in a terrorist bombingin Nairobi in 1998Jon Weber college roommatedead due to prostate cancerin 2000Paul Simon friend from the visa linedropped dead of a heart attackin 2004Ted Halsteadone of my best bossesdied of heart attackin 2007Chris Richard one of my former bossesdropped dead of a heart attackshortly before we were dueto have lunch in 2014and so many othersI have lostalong the wayand soon there will beso many moreas I get oldin the corona erawriter. com daily dew drop prompt to write an elegy poem The Giant Nazi Spider SpeaksGeneral Zerothe commander of the Khan imperial forcestook over the earthHe was a eight foot giant spideraccompanied by two legged ratsand two legged catsin 24 hours they were in chargehe spoke to the worldPeople of earth greetingsI am commander Zeroand I have taken over your planetmaking it part of the Galactic Empirewe did it because it is our destinyto take over the universeone planet by one planetand everyone becomespart of the great galactic empirethere are only a few rulesfor you to rememberstarting today you will learn Galactic standardwithin one year all other languages will be bannedstarting today all religions are bannedfor in the Galactic empirewe have no room for some nonsenseeveryone must workif you are disabled or elderlyyour family must take care of youif you have no one to take care of youyou will be terminated as an “useless eater”failure to follow the rules or lawsor lawful orderswill result in your immediate executionthat is all for todayLong live the Empirewriters. com daily dew drop contest challenge to write a poem incorporating a plot from a novel or story and I chose to base it on the opening scene of my novel, “Giant Nazi Spiders”life is a dream of chocolate covered treesmakes me so hungry to eat the treesdark brown chocolate covered treesas I eat them I hear the crunch of the leavesand smell the dark chocolate smellsfeeling the leaves in my mouthas I touch the chocolate covered treesfilled with the sound of chocolateenjoying the chocolatewith my wife Angela Leeshe turns to me and saysJake Cosmos Aller사랑해salanghaebased on national poetry month April 6th prompt We live in an Orwellian worldwe are livingin an Orwellian 1984 worldand have been for decadeswe are assaulted dailyby alternative realtiespromoted by various politiciansdesigned to shut downall rational thoughttrue Orwellian thought controland now with the corona virusmassive surveillancehas become the normand when the crisis is overthe surveillance will continueon one excuse after anotherforever as Orwell’s nightmarebig brother ruling us allcomes truebased on the fear that the massive increase in social surveillance being deployed against the Corona virus will after the crisis is over continue forever under one excuse or another as the Orwellian big brother dictatorships around the world become permanent
  2. jakecaller

    April third poems

    Day 2 berkeley maps growing up in Berkeley back in the day we still were allowed to free roam and so I went everywhere on foot or bus walking to Solano avenue drinking coffee at Peets coffee eating Chinese food in Berkeley’s china town walking downtown walking to CAL eating top dog experiencing the late 60’s transforming Telegraph and walking in the woods in tilden park high up in the hills overlooking the bay area Day three Recalling people I barely knew over the years I have known so many people and now when the virus is spreading out around the world I will soon be hearing that this person has died and that person has died I will outlive many of my friends from around the world part of getting old something that I fear one day perhaps people will hear that jake has died and they will say that they barely knew me and wished that they had taken the time to become my friend Just as I think about all the friends i am about to loose to this killer virus running amuck corona fears corona the word fills us with dread spreading around the world today will we all survive this corona
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