Maxwell Ryder : Writing

New skipper

New skipper

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


I thought I made you laugh, I thought I made you cry; I thought I made you sad, I thought I made you sigh; I thought I was the apple Of your dre..
Hypocrite

Hypocrite

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


Hypocrite equals piece of sh*t No matter how you spin it Or from where you get it, On the news or in your pews, We, the world over, mourn and liv..
Tart

Tart

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


looked into the back of the spoon found a reflection of me, elongated tarnished by streaks of mousse, so I licked the cowlick in my coiffe clean, ..
Dismal

Dismal

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


I feel dismal. In a moment's notice, I've grown gristled into an old gnarl of thistle. Pawning off my epistles, my life looks abysmal. My body's no lo..
Angelic white

Angelic white

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


Where were you? You let me go Seasons pass, With another You eloped. Our season returns, I watch the snow Icing oaks, Then you shake Me awak..
Real stars

Real stars

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


The curtain lowers on the departing day, The real stars come out to walk the red carpets of the Milky Way This is dramaturgy. Golden globes,..
Memento mori

Memento mori

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


Time dulls all vanities, Trolls eventuality; Skin, once-stretched, Is put to bed Under wrinkled sheets; Death fetches The catafalque; Satin-po..
I’m

I’m

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


Written Feb. 1, 2017
Justice is blind

Justice is blind

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


Feb. 1, 2018
Feeding the mutt

Feeding the mutt

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


Flesh balls one end of a shank of bone, bobbing like a buoy on a sea not there; Canine gnawing furiously, fleas invisibly trampolining on its back, h..

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