Lucky

jack-o-lantern

carved and gutted hollow

only has to fake a smile for

one night.

   Formnoun

     1. ingenious scheme                                  

     2. designed to measure one        

     3. poet’s bent for thinking outside

     4. the box

Fall in Eden

Fried Day:

When my mind writes

Cinquains that make no sense

And blackmails restless hands to form

Dumb thoughts.

Sometimes

I have nothing

to say or write. Mouth, hands

fail, and my heart–dumb– just can’t form

the words.