Challenge from Allison Berryhill:  Write a What I Want poem, using lines of enjambment and your first and middle initials preceding your last name.

Minimalist Makeover by K. H. Johnson

What I want is
to swap this house
and its frippery

for a log cabin
that sleeps 2

and not 12
except for the dogs

leave these 2
and add 10
to Boo Radley and Fitz

because more dogs and fewer people is
what I want

What I want is 1 wall hiding
1 bed and 1 bathroom
with 2 toilets, not 1

because dual thrones are important
crowning features
of log cabin castles

I want 1 sink, 1 counter,
0 cabinets to clutter, just 1

shelf for 2 plates, 2 cups, 2 bowls
2 forks, 2 knives, and 2 spoons,

1 pot and 1 pan
1 table, 2 chairs
1 fireplace and 2 lamps

I want 1 minimalist makeover
but please leave

ALL the books,
ALL the Moleskine journals and
ALL the blue-ink Pilot Varsity disposable fountain pens because that is
all I want.

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