Wednesday, November 4, 2009

TWW - Karma

Karma Waits

you get what you deserve, mama warns,
karma hides under the bed, counting

to ten, to a million, waits, for tables to turn,
then delighted, jumps out, gotcha!

it will shout, deliver a finger-wagging lecture,
never, ever forget, I am always right behind you,

I see what you do, I hear what you think,
don’t cover your ears, there is no escape,

no, go away, I reply, you are not welcome,
but karma does not obey, our eyes lock,

a stare-down, within minutes I sag, guilt-
withered as always, I am first to look away


  1. This is not nonsense at all. This is greatness. Witty and fun. I love it.

  2. An excellent view of karma. Scary in a fun sort of way. Nicely done.

  3. Well, doesn't this just feel like a real minute? Good work - you've played this one well!

  4. Thanks so much for the bird suggestion! I am going to check it out. I am considering my return to birds as they are fun and I am always on the look out for exotic birds. so THANK YOU for taking the time to even give me the link!!!!