Scrolling Down

Originally posted 6/27/2009.

A bird with three wings
has been found in Suffolk. 

Infants are born singing 
in Sao Paulo.  

A ghost, seen by thousands
who identify as that of a long dead rock star,
hovers just above the rush hour traffic
on the ring road around Atlanta.

In broad daylight, in Singapore,
a figure walks the streets laughing
and strumming a lute.

In Baltimore, green turns overnight 
to red.

The severed arm of a Jamaican wrestler
miraculously regenerates. 

A Swiss man lost for five days underwater
is found alive and breathing through a straw.

Slingshots have replaced cell phones
as the new status symbol for Japanese youth.

A Karachi flower market reopens for business with a new look
after a car previously pollinated with C-4 bears fruit.

In Kentucky, authorities report
a young boy has killed his entire family
because they were demons.

The death 
of a middle aged shepherd in Andorra
is linked to
a traditional curse of the Roma. 
Paris is now the world capital of sleeping sickness.
The news takes the world by surprise.

Connecting dots
on screens filled
with nothing but dots
becomes a worldwide craze
and competitive sport.

Winners will be chosen at a date to be announced.


About Tony Brown

A poet with a history in slam, lots of publications; my personal poetry and a little bit of daily life and opinions. Read the page called "About..." for the details. View all posts by Tony Brown

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