Daniel J. Flore III's poems have appeared in many publications. He is the author of three Amazon bestselling poetry books from GenZ Publishing: Lapping Water, Humbled Wise Men Christmas Haikus, and Home and other places I've yet to see.
I came there because nothing was happening
so did everybody else
and this is what transpired...
somewhere in the hard gravel of Exxon
they got away with most of their shit
the cops could never figure you out which one did what
because they had the same name
The fuzz would show up at...
another fucking boring night
of light blue ripples of poolwater
dumb white lights
over steam haze black night snooze
and what's left of the cheap beer
my wife's been passed out for three hours
I drank the good wine
in the sun of the afternoon
that feels like a thousand days ago
I'm listening to some lounge chair...