Please Ezra Stop Haunting Me So I Can Enjoy My Student Loan Money

The government has issued me a check   No more dumpster diving for day old bread, sample booth dining in new ultra grocery, peanut butter cookies free all day at Leevers No more rice and beans free with loaf of bread, canned tuna pasta, pop tarts at St. Thomas Aquinas church gulped down free withContinue reading “Please Ezra Stop Haunting Me So I Can Enjoy My Student Loan Money”

I Don’t Get Paid Enough to Read This Kind of Shit

—for kind teacher Allen Ginsberg   Two pair black leather shoes lined up untied on turquoise rug under a pine coffee table   Who is this nameless woman? Tell me or fuck you! I don’t want to read your poems Crooked smile   Flox Purple shocks atop pale green stems in depression-glass vase next toContinue reading “I Don’t Get Paid Enough to Read This Kind of Shit”

Parked in Magnolia Boulevard Viewpoint

Parked in Magnolia Boulevard viewpoint I look south toward West Seattle and you An American flag stands straight out from its pole, rigid and shivering in the relentless wind coming off the Sound I see rain on the distant Sound, leaning and marching toward us You over there, me over here in my car listeningContinue reading “Parked in Magnolia Boulevard Viewpoint”