Tram Spark
Tuesday, January 21, 2003
After she slipped her
negligence, complaisance,
and wireless, I looked again. 
A perfect moon tonight,
depending on the clouds,
and I sip tea on the shore
of the lapping, roaring drunks. 
Quoth he: Forgive
me while I get my
bearings straight.
So long at sea, I'm
weak at the knees
for lubberly things,
but I feel I'll be off
on the drink again. 
Sunday, January 19, 2003
A black man coming out of the snow.
Picture that. I haven’t seen anyone
darker than a beach tan since summer.
I hold myself down in my chair and
think how strange he is, miraculous,
this green man holding his head up
at the bar and speaking my tongue
while the rest of us sit here drinking.
He has a local friend or I would
embarrass him, almost embrace him.
Then he’s gone into the snow and
we're the same again. 
The general died in
relative seclusion in
the suburbs it says
survived by a wife
and three sons, a
small total who were
not thrown alive from
planes or rolled into
ditches and covered. 
The cat is pulling at my skin,
tucking into kidneys and liver,
the only one listening to my tripe. 
Saturday, January 11, 2003
On barroom TV our
Hurricane reigning
champ cracks a jaw
with stuffed gloves and
hairless ropes of flesh
and now and bulbed the
cheesecaked girlies
stilt on nyloned gams. 
Tuesday, January 07, 2003
I could move to the woods,
pick a woodchuck's bones,
see into flying cats from my
small square home in the
trees. And record. But
I won't prescribe. I'll grow
my beans, let woodchucks
write their own recipes. 
At the end of thousands
of streets, the end of a
cul-de-sac, the minitour
looks up at blue signs
where history used to be,
the home of the bear and
boar and the king's head.
I exercise my johnson in
a corner while our guide
tattles to the reconverted. 
Sunday, January 05, 2003
Say, did I mention Auschwitz? The place
exists. It’s right here in this country. We
visited one summer. Not hard to get to, on
the main line. Admission is free. Hair. Shoes.
Teeth. Glasses. Ovens. All the usual postcards.
Kids watching video of earthmoving machines.
Some woman standing outside kicking the gate. 
Birds anonymous
Hold a branch
meeting, etching,
etching, after moon. 
Years back, they
called it senility,
old disease, and
chuckled. But now
we outlive the minor
cancers and plagues.
Now we want
our heads screwed
on straight and
now we want not
to wet our pants
talking to dead people,
now we want not
to forget this old
man here who claims
he married you. 
I wear lead soles and
steam to the floor of the
harbor and watch from
underneath ships arrive. 
Winter Sidewalk Mantra

In Australia it’s green
summer in the trees.
Flowers grow down
in Australia. Monkeys
are bears in Australia. 

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