a person as pure as
numbers on a clock repeating
the human condition:
take drugs. sleep easy.
breathe easy. between
brief facades/waves of dreams.
"i wish i were rich with god."
(i wonder what made the man in the
white suit appear on bedford to tell me
jesus loves me. how empty must my
when i am warm, stoned, & surprised to see you.
read to you in bed: "i want to make you full again."
to strangle noise & find quiet.
rest against your neck.
(but to hold you softly in the safety of
my arms would have been too simple.)
i watch you leave.