If you will die for me,
I will die for you
and our graves will be like two lo…
their clothes together
in a laundromat
I don’t care how God-damn smart
these guys are: I’m bored.
It’s been raining like hell all da…
and there’s nothing to do.
When you take your pill
it’s like a mine disaster.
I think of all the people
lost inside of you.
THE AUTOPSY OF
This is the autopsy of Trout Fish…
Fishing in America had been Lord…
Missolonghi, Greece, and afterwar…
of Idaho again, never saw Carrie…
At 1:30 in the morning a fart
smells like a marriage between
an avocado and a fish head.
I have to get out of bed
to write this down without
Three crates of Private Eye Lett…
the name and drawing of a detectiv…
with magnifying glass on the sides
of the crates of lettuce,
form a great cross in man’s imagin…
A girl in a green mini–
skirt, not very pretty, walks
down the street.
There are no postage stamps that s…
back to England three centuries ag…
no postage stamps that make letter…
travel back until the grave hasn’t…
and John Donne stands looking out…
THE COVER FOR
The cover for Trout Fishing in A…
late in the afternoon, a photograp…
statue in San Francisco’s Washing…
Born 1706—Died 1790, Benjamin Fr…
The petals of the vagina unfold
like Christofer Columbus
taking off his shoes.
Is there anything more beautiful
than the bow of a ship
There are doors
that want to be free
from their hinges to
fly with perfect clouds.
There are windows
I want to die
in your yellow hair
I feel horrible. She doesn’t
love me and I wander around
like a sewing machine
that’s just finished sewing
a turd to a garbage can lid.
she tries to get things
out of men
that she can’t get
because she’s not
I want your long blonde beauty
to be taught in high school,
so kids will learn that God
lives like music in the skin