Lawrence Beck


Lawrence Beck Poems

1. How to Write a Poem in the Absence of Inspiration 1/5/2015
2. On Being Civilized 12/11/2014
3. One Makes Do 1/24/2015
4. Devil or Deep Blue Sea 1/15/2015
5. Taxidermy 1/31/2015
6. On the Eve of the Next Big Conflagration 2/6/2015
7. On the Eve of Our Reunion 2/5/2015
8. Long Weekend 1/19/2015
9. The Yellow Log by Edvard Munch 1/21/2015
10. The Poet and the Practical Woman 1/12/2015
11. Nuts 1/12/2015
12. Unreasonable 1/8/2015
13. Fool's Gold 12/9/2014
14. Done 2/4/2015
15. Under the Weather 1/7/2015
16. Sunday 1/11/2015
17. From One of Those Black, Plastic-Covered Chairs 1/15/2015
18. Neighbors 2/8/2015
19. Hello, Figment 2/9/2015
20. Never Much of a Casanova 12/3/2014

Toy

Your robot toy is broken, lying
Twitching on the kitchen floor.
Somehow, it learned to wind
Itself, and then it marched
Across your counter, hoping
You would be amused. It
Watched your face. You
Never looked, so human,
Wrapped up in yourself.

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