your life is your life
don’t let it be clubbed into dank…
be on the watch.
there are ways out.
there is a light somewhere.
I’ve come by, she says, to tell yo…
that this is it. I’m not kidding,…
over. this is it.
I sit on the couch watching her ar…
her long red hair before my bedroo…
I been readin’ you for a long time…
I just put Billy Boy to bed,
he got 7 mean ticks from somewhere…
I got 2,
my husband, Benny, he got 3.
Either peace or happiness,
let it enfold you
when I was a young man
I felt these things were
I read last Saturday in the
redwoods outside of Santa Cruz
and I was about 3/4's finished
when I heard a long high scream
and a quite attractive
out of the arm of one love
and into the arms of another
I have been saved from dying on th…
by a lady who smokes pot
writes songs and stories
shot in the eye
shot in the brain
shot in the ass
shot like a flower in the dance
amazing how death wins hands down
drunk on the dark streets of some…
it’s night, you’re lost, where’s y…
you enter a bar to find yourself,
order scotch and water.
the hearse comes through the room…
the beheaded, the disappeared, the…
the flies are a glue of sticky pas…
their wings will not
by God, I don’t know what to
they’re so nice to have around.
they have a way of playing with
I laugh sometimes when I think ab…
Céline at a typewriter
there is always that space there
just before they get to us
that fine relaxer
I am in this low—slung sports car
painted a deep, rich yellow
driving under an Italian sun.
I have a British accent.
I’m wearing dark shades
Born like this
As the chalk faces smile
As Mrs. Death laughs
As the elevators break
he lives in a house with a swimmin…
and says the job is
he is 27. I am 44. I can’t seem t…
get rid of