By Kara L.C. Jones



waiting for gadot

women waiting for you xxx

holiday weight control

waiting while your loved one is in a coma

which way is the greenhouse

the weight of my world has always been fat, i mean phat

there is a band called thewaiting.com

she didn't wait on me fast enough

you will wait your turn
you will weigh in
you will find your way

the religions wait for you
weighing the consequence of saving your soul
hoping you will find your way to the saviour,
whatever their particular saviour might be

you have to find your way to god coz
he won't call you and even if he did,
you're such a chatter mouth, you don't even have call waiting
so he'd just get the busy signal of your soul

yes, well you may be the father,
but you'll need to take a seat in the waiting room
while we comfort your bereaved wife because she
is so distraught over the death of her son

you can't carry that grief around forever,
you'll need to lose that weight to be normal again,
why don't you try the grief zone weight loss program
or maybe weightWailers anonymous or maybe
you can grieve for six weeks, but we'll have to check the numbers
on the weight calculator-- what is the molecular weight of grief again?

you will have to find your way out!

there's the divided way, opps, i mean the united way or the milky way
depending on how practical you'd like to be, there's norway
and my way or the highway, but please don't be passive,
instead PAH-LEZE lead the way for gawd sake!

you could go this way or that way,
or be very fundamental about it and take the Taoist way
Whatever you do, just make sure you take the healthy way
and eat the proper daily servings of your curds and whey,


Editor's Note: Upon reciting this poem to the KotaPress Art Editor, he commented, "It's cute, but it's way out there!"


Kara lives on Vashon Island which is a much more awesome place than she ever imagined it would be. She is a poet, wife, teacher, bereaved mom, facilitator, receptionist, founder, struggling p.t.barnum, turtle faithful, editor, artist, and a million other things that will prevent you from putting her in any one particular label box! Kara teaches at the Blue Heron Art Gallery on Vashon. Her classes include "BreakOUT! a teen writers workshop" as well as BodyWrites! and Expanding Poetry.


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