Andrew Furst

The Miracle of Dead Ends (Nuthin)- Verse Us (Poems by Me)

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You put out that poison You gonna catch yo’self a rat. Stiff and reeking; You gonna carry dat corpse out back. But Jesus ain’t no rat. ‘cause you can’t find him. Can’t find no meaning in that now, Can ya? So y’all best not be spoutin’ on ‘bout Jesus. And Jesus don’t set no traps. He just walks ‘em in the door; no turnin’ back. Don’t tell me – with all dem churches full – there ain’t no Jesus. Ain’t no meaning in that, is there? What was you expectin’?…read more

Seeing – Verse Us (Poems by Me)

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Seeing – by Andrew Furst If you enjoyed this post,  please like and share. Verse Us – Poems I write: haiku, senryu, mesostics, free verse, random word constructions, I might even use rhyme or meter once and a while. Get Each Month’s Poems In Your Email Box

Endless Saturday Afternoons – Verse Us (Poems by Me)

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Crimson Japanese maple leaf Fallen; huddled amongst siblings over their mother’s roots. Fallen suddenly As though timed to the moon or the length of the day. Or the stride of something ancient. It’s not like they died. Dutiful children, warming her roots for the winter. Dutiful children, Even as they wither, Wither away from the likeness of youth, And those last bold vibrant hues. I was drawn to pick this one; Carry it along for a while at the end of my meditation. I was drawn to pick this corpse…read more

Tell Me – A Mesostic – Verse Us (Poems by Me)

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This is a mesostic.  The spine text is Tell Me; a thought that arose on a Sunday morning about how much we hope to be told the answers, and how we are tuned to listen. The text supplied to the mesostic generator is the raw text of the Purgatory Cantos from  Dante’s Divine Comedy.   If you enjoyed this post,  please like and share. Verse Us – Poems I write: haiku, senryu, mesostics, free verse, random word constructions, I might even use rhyme or meter once and a while. Get Each Month’s Poems…read more

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