not much chance,
completely cut loose from
he was a young man
riding a bus
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
the hearse comes through the room…
the beheaded, the disappeared, the…
the flies are a glue of sticky pas…
their wings will not
she was a short one
getting fat and she had once been
she drank the wine
she drank the wine in bed and
of course, I may die in the next t…
and I’m ready for that
but what I’m really worried about…
that my editor—publisher might ret…
even though he is ten years younge…
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
In the betting line the other
man behind me asked,
“are you Henry
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
I can remember starving in a
small room in a strange city
shades pulled down, listening to
I was young I was so young it hur…
having the low down blues and goin…
into a restraunt to eat.
you sit at a table.
the waitress smiles at you.
she’s dumpy. her ass is too big.
my father always said, “early to b…
early to rise makes a man healthy,…
it was lights out at 8 p.m. in our…
and we were up at dawn to the smel…
Jane, who has been dead for 31 yea…
never could have
imagined that I would write a scre…
waiting for death
like a cat
that will jump on the
I am so very sorry for
here comes the fishhead singing
here comes the baked potato in dra…
here comes nothing to do all day l…
here comes another night of no sle…
here comes the phone wringing the…
some people never go crazy.
me, sometimes I’ll lie down behind…
for 3 or 4 days.
they’ll find me there.
it’s Cherub, they’ll say, and