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
the hearse comes through the room…
the beheaded, the disappeared, the…
the flies are a glue of sticky pas…
their wings will not
she reads to me from the New York…
which I don’t buy, don’t know
how they get in here, but it’s
something about the Mafia
one of the heads of the Mafia
during my worst times
on the park benches
in the jails
or living with
“Chinaski, you got a following in
“yeah, I got a magazine and I wan…
poems from you...”
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.
blackbirds on the telephone wire
as I eat yesterday’s
starving there, sitting around the…
and at night walking the streets f…
the moonlight always seemed fake
to me, maybe it was,
when God created love he didn’t he…
when God created dogs He didn’t h…
when God created plants that was a…
when God created hate we had a sta…
when God created me He created me
cimen altinda gecen 225 gunden son…
kanini emip bitireli epey oldu, ar…
bu isler boyle mi oluyor?
bu odada hala ask saatlerinin golg…
birakip gittiginde asagi yukari he…
Either peace or happiness,
let it enfold you
when I was a young man
I felt these things were
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.
at the track today,
each paid admission was
entitled to a wallet
and each contained a
often it is the only
between you and
225 days under grass
and you know more than I.
they have long taken your blood,
you are a dry stick in a basket.
is this how it works?