Probabilistic P. O. E. M.

 



 

P. = Perceptions

 

with just seventeen
syllables a haiku's worth
a thousand pictures

 

artist and scientist
both seek beauty so they join
a dating service

 

squirrel has the nuts
in a texas hold'em game
cheeks spoil poker face

 

life's a win win game
first the other guy will win
then he wins again

 

faster than light speed
einstein crossed a bridge before
he could get to it

 

 


 

O. = Occupations

 

uranium splits
to start the chain reaction
then the neighbors split

 

statistics don't lie
they just don't tell everything
statisticians know

 

peter pan grew up
now he can no longer fly
so he rides the bus

 

i'm an old cowhand
who can't seem to find a job
now'days cows have hoofs

 

specialists are best
at getting the right answer
to the wrong problem

 

 


 

E. = Expressions

 

measure twice cut once
but where do you cut when two
measurements differ

 

coffee tea or milk
well that is a tough question
when you want a beer

 

sportscaster was seen
wearing women's lingerie
pretty freudian slip

 

trial and error
is the jeopardy answer
why o.j. is free

 

object in mirror
is closer than it appears
and then it hits you

 

 


 

M. = Meditations

 

extra virgin oil
comes from olives that never
even thought of sex

 

geometry proves
beyond a shadow of doubt
there has to be doubt

 

early man painted
primal utterance on wall
waiting for subway

 

lord on this easter
bless our eggs so they create
good cholesterol

 

mom said you can fool
some people all of the time
was she fooling me

 

 



 

 

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