Dogs 2013

EARLY MORNING WOOD
(8/15/13)


a 3am
bathroom call
leads
to a grisly
discover

an erect
member
with apparently
nothing else
to do

stupid
dick

hard
sleeping wife
a sad prospect
for relief

and I'd
rather
go back
to sleep myself
than jack
off

not to
mention
all this rigidness
makes it very
difficult
to pee
efficiently

like
a bony hand
of benediction
sprouting
from the
shining skull
of a long dead
pope
this gesture
serves
no purpose

I sit
on the toilet
bending double
in supplication
to keep the stream
below the rim
of the bowl

ridiculous

my life
is filled
with these
everyday
absurdities

I finish

wedge it
back
into my
boxers

and flush

alone
in the dark
with nothing
else
to do