Poetry 2016

Easy Peasy

So whaddya think about my new design?
Of course I’ve got the skill. Of course I do.
It isn’t like the thing’s impossible.
It’s easy peasy when you’ve got the skill.
It’s just a bunch of lines and slashes, nicks
that barely break the surface after all.
I’ll only have to use my smallest V
and just the tip of that. Yes, that’ll work.
I’ll carve the image out of pear of course.
And if I screw it up, I’ll blame the block.
I’ll say it isn’t finished yet. I’ll say
the block is warped. It cracked. A hidden flaw
made it impossible for anyone.
There isn’t any end of reasons why
a project fails or why it’s not my fault.