Below is the poem entitled Harsh My Mellow which was written by poet
Robbins AKA Gonzo. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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Robbins AKA Gonzo
John Patrick Robbins AKA Gonzo
Everyone is so uptight.
I just came to drink and they all wanna fight.
Some sixfoot seven pissed off dude.
Just blacked my eye.
Cause his girlfriend just happened to be in the mood.
Got thrown in jail after I eat some special brownies
and decided to go to the library naked to read othello.
Cops tazed me twice.
Why does everyone have to harsh my mellow.
They wont let me return to the local bar.
Just cause last week I crashed into it with my car.
Everybody thinks I should hang it up but Im no quitter.
Just cause I misplaced a couple of kids.
In my last foray as beng a babysitter.
I swear to tell the truth eventhough Im a liar.
How was I to know the gas grill in the living room
would catch the house on fire.
Im a crook a drunk and a liar but other than that im a
Just cause i enjoy a few cocktails while driving the school bus.
Why does everyone think they gotta
harsh my mellow