Back To Business by John Patrick Robbins

Back To Business I used to cut grass as a kid for some extra money. The work was hot and miserable. I envied the paper boy who spent his days running from dogs cursing life all the same. I used Continue reading Back To Business by John Patrick Robbins

The Serious Poet by John Patrick Robbins

The Serious Poet She told me, “I am serious poet”. Then took another picture for her Instagram. Apparently the world needed to know what she was having for lunch. She was very hip to talk about her importance and to Continue reading The Serious Poet by John Patrick Robbins

Stuffed Animals by John Patrick Robbins

Stuffed Animals They closed the last toy store. The world had seemingly lost all its charm and every little bedwetter played with a tablet instead. The landscape was becoming dull as its newest inhabitants. There is nothing more strange than Continue reading Stuffed Animals by John Patrick Robbins

A View From The Wasteland by John Patrick Robbins

A View From The Wasteland After it all goes to shit I will still be around. Poets are like survivalist we existed off nothing to begin with. Then after the world goes to hell and it all resembles some odd Continue reading A View From The Wasteland by John Patrick Robbins

Tiki Bar Blues by John Patrick Robbins

Tiki Bar Blues He sat at the small bar he built alone. It was decorated perfectly every detail was to his liking. Once it knew the sounds of friends laughter. It knew life it held memories of what some would Continue reading Tiki Bar Blues by John Patrick Robbins

Love Like A Editor by John Patrick Robbins

Love Like A Editor I was on a losing slump. I wasn’t insane I knew the cards I held were shit but I kept playing the game. I was the hero of my bullshit and somehow on occasion made others Continue reading Love Like A Editor by John Patrick Robbins

The Devil Woke Me Up Early by John Patrick Robbins

The Devil Woke Me Up Early He never knocked he just walked on in without warning as usual . There was no grand entrance no smoke and mirrors or creepy organ music. I guess I would make all the freaks Continue reading The Devil Woke Me Up Early by John Patrick Robbins

So Much For Saturday by John Patrick Robbins

So Much For Saturday I sat there annoyed by music blasting from my neighbors next door. They thought somehow filling the void of peace would make them less irrelevant than they already were. Idiots always love the worst kind of Continue reading So Much For Saturday by John Patrick Robbins

Indulge Me Sweetheart by John Patrick Robbins

Indulge Me Sweetheart Behind a locked door, phone off the hook, and a New York winter outside. We vanished within each other and sweetheart the time was a bliss that still tastes of pleasures we can only consume once. Old Continue reading Indulge Me Sweetheart by John Patrick Robbins

Old Crow Can’t Cure Everything by John Patrick Robbins

Old Crow Can’t Cure Everything Words had slowed for the moment and I was on a hell of a binge. Maybe the page and me were going through a separation. Some thought I was losing steam others thought I was Continue reading Old Crow Can’t Cure Everything by John Patrick Robbins