Joanna Gilman Hyde

"Good Morning, World!"


Yes, Eye am jealous

of that perfect blonde

chest clad in black

with her “Made In Canada”

stamped on Face Book —

Yes, I’m jealous —

he said he fucked her

morning, noon and night

40 years ago

wrecking his first marriage

and now she’s more

than back

Flattery Will Get You Everywhere

If he had told me

“You’re the greatest artist

in the world”

Eye might have stayed

for free

Damage Control

he has maligned me

to my children

to his internet girlfriends

and anyone else

he wants to think ill of me —

he has lied to my face

and slapped my face down

after I tried to build him up

into the “Doctor”

he is not