What kind of poem do you like the least?
The kind with yeast.
Rising in a half morning baked
epiphany of meaningly thoughts.
What kind of poem do you like the most?
The kind on toast.
Held fast with a fat veneer
of cream cheese.
What kind of poem does your family like?
The poem that’s caught
In the beak of a shrike
About to be fed to its young.
Healthy lifestyle poems.
What kind of poem does your girlfriend favor?
Poe, Kunitz, Shyamalan.
What kind of poem is right for Thanksgiving?
Heavy metal poems.
Rivets and drums.