Dreaming The Old Man

Through slanting doors and broken windows odd furniture in dim rooms old books and roses rotting with age I follow you, charts and crumpled maps and paper glitter like a lost hope– Sudden sky and wide water reeds along a shore under a silver willow you call to the other side. No limb or vine […]

Semi-Automatic Poem

Fucked up so right no pain but the ratchet of the night tightenin’ so tight so far out I can’t do the heady philosophy-faith-politics a bullshit trinity– Blow me away ta nothing? Yo i ain’t ready for no lead in my ass so i ain’t buying what the right-wing means i ain’t havin’ no fist fight […]

Earth Day Warning

He wanted to heal her broken heart, hang lace in her window Give her a greenhouse rose, the unnaturally perfect orchid Fragrant spring to fill her house, But he made toxic cocktails at the bar Laid skulls of thalidomide babies Whale bone and relics from Dachau at her door. Mid-spring layers of acid ice and snow […]

CRAMPS

Left-nut-groin on fire and “the thing” is getting bigger Pissin’ me off, Pissin’ Mr. Happy off! Don’t tell him it’s no big deal; He’s so not into spermatocele, Play with it, play The Cramps, whatever Don’t this call for morphine, Doc To cut the phantom nerve pain out? Lower gut above the cock Morphine now, […]