Wednesday, April 28, 2010

the third arm in the crowd

i use two empty
bottles of cheap wine
to prop the kitchen
window open

i blow the smoke
from my camel
thru the dusty mesh

the cat sits on the sill
curiously gazing out

she never had a view
of a street before this

a car comes by
& she leaps down

frightened by
the movement
of this strange
new thing

i don't blame her
as i am frightened
of the creatures
maneuvering them

every time i 'm in a crowd
i've an invisible third arm
that repeatedly hits me
upon my head
w/its invisible fist

i prefer to exist behind
the window frame
blowing smoke out

my skull unbruised
even peaceful
This blog is updated irregularly and has nothing to do with the poet's output. The poet is actually disturbingly prolific. He writes about 5 poems per day. The pages are everywhere, even stacked in the bathtub.