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I go to bed:
zackrabbit

the potted plants yellow,
 1
the jobless men went mad
 2
 
 
            the best part,
 3
 
 
                     often nights now
 4
 
 
   we attempted to sleep
 5
               buckshot and beer.
 6
 
 
            taught words
 7
 
 
         sending me to hell.
 8
 
 
            cigarettes and beer
 9
 
 
            against your breast...
 10
 
 
      a pigeon is there too, circling,
 11
                     but it is cold
 12
               no women at all
 13
            starving there
 14
 
 
         & an unsharpened pencil.
 15
 
 
            it just doesn't rain
 16
 
 
& I had no feeling for things
 17
 
 
                  sorrows beget sorrows--
 18
 
 
                     my woman was gone
 19
 
 
                     some recognition
 20
pouring another beer
 21
 
 
long black stockings.
 22
 
 
               it let me alone?
 23
 
 
                     leaving this will be easier
 24
 
 
      sitting on the ground
 25
         oranges, apples, avocados, tomatoes, cucumbers
 26
 
 
               big rocks of ice.
 27

18 Jan 07


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