Industrial Me

November 7, 2011

Industrial Me

…My mind is a LEGO brick
…without the rest of the set,
…and my patent
…………has expired.

…Who will welcome me
…in the toy-bin
………………afterlife?

…I was built to echo.

…The smokestack, smoke
…rises higher,
……………higher,

……higher.


Scrambler Feature

October 13, 2011

Poem “bar scene” featured in today’s Scrambler e-zine.

Here’s the perma-link: http://thescrambler.com/eng/issues/issue-50-october-2011/garrett-traylor-poetry/


Xerox Candy Bar

August 23, 2011

Xerox Candy Bar
by Richard Brautigan

Ah,
you’re just a copy
of all the candy bars
I’ve ever eaten.


a discordian haiku sincerely

August 17, 2011

(for proselytizing my friend brianna)

it’s okay to be contradictory / it means
your learning or forgetting is mutual /
with the world’s


Tesseract

August 16, 2011

Poetry is willing /
the world to speak / with softer tongues
at right / angles
to the vernacular /

is being / a shadow’s shade
and a prism’s prison.


Remember the 76

July 31, 2011

In memory of the recent tragedy, an insubstantial poem:

Norway remember Ibsen,
Not the wayward christian
Who gunned your nation’s young:

“To bleed, in our great common cause, for others”
And not to close your doors, and to keep the world
In your embraces.

Remember your roses that grow
Long since when we today have lain
In our common earth. We share
This one and common earth.


Quantum Poetry Magazine

July 17, 2011

Featured poem “A Meditation on Seeds” today on the Quantum Poetry Magazine e-zine. Apples are weird.

Check it out here.