This account is the best my memory can manage. All of the episodes I’ve had and the psychiatric medications I have tried have taken their toll on my ability to recount. I will include all of the ugly things I would rather not admit.
All-important sex scene? Getting closer, getting closer--still in foreplay
the injured color wheel of the world
I've measured out our time togethersealed it in airtight bottlesthe one labeled 1998 kept closelike smelling saltsOne whiff a camphor waking memaking me high on the idea of usputting blinders on your infidelitiesdouble vodkas and damaging wordsAnd when that isn't enoughI…
It’s the unfinished sentences
Of the children on our refrigerators
That worry me the most
It’s the Fake News
It’s all the people
Living in their shopping carts
It’s the abandoned shoe
On the street
And the Abandoned S
But El Roy
Never listen no so
The stars align against us. Lines of force/
collaborate to push us off the edge/
into the dark abyss we’ve joked about.
That was before Cohen died. Castro died. Castro Died should be a title by Samuel Beckett. Once I nearly went out to buy a bass clarinet just for the purpose of playing along with Leonard Cohen.
There is a dead factory. It sits on the tip of a small piece of land which extends into a forgotten lake, like a giant dirty-inked thumb pressed against a faded blue sheet of paper.
“Not all the birds are to be trusted, and there are other spies more evil than they are.” —J.R.R.Tolkien This may well be your own about time to walk out that comfortable front door forever. Nothing will ever …
death like the lobby of a hotel/ you were just leaving/ or a well-lit room/ you could enter at will/ better than beauty
“Fine, Tony, fine. I'm brilliant . How many times have I got to tell you my name is Donald now. All the time you're with that disgusting, “Donnie,” a grammar school name. Get some class. You own the matzo factory now. You're not just another…
"ain't hardly got a lick o' crabs today"
“I love you,” he said. I imagined him falling off a cliff.
when the devil dies he divides enough evil for everybody
—You must be joking, he laughed.