Poets are Sociopaths

Poets are sociopaths

in search of perfection.

People are merely canvases

that we project our words onto.


You Almost Have to be a Drunkard

You almost have to be a drunkard

to be a poet.

Li Po was the greatest drunkard of renown.

He drowned leaning out of a boat

trying to embrace the moon reflected in the water.

How can I compete with adjectives and nouns?