Wednesday, November 5, 2014

POETRY*BOOK 27: “-(HARD*CORE*/-..-(-*I*-*DREAMS*(!))?” Philip Lawrence Sherrod NA Poet/-Painter/-Composer. (C)COPY*RIGHT-2014 First Edition No part of this book-can be-re*produced by any modern reproductive*means- without written consent of author & publisher. LEGAL*DISCLAIMER: Original*Poems were*Created..&©*Copyrighted.. Jan.07, 2001. All-Personal*Names..*Used..are* Fictional-!../-?-&..-*Created./-...as*Original*Characters/-!..-To*Represent*Symbolic-? *Human-*Relationships!..-&*All*Created*..*Persons/-!(?) ..&***Personal*Names-? ..are*(-Over* 18yrs.-old!). -The*Work..*Represents/-! ..an*Attempt..To*Explain/-?..The*Vicissitudes??/-..&*Dilemmas/-?of*Being* Modern*/-?..&*-Dealing*With*/-?…Modern*Living/-?..&*Human*Imagination/-?..(?) -As*...-*Psychological*Factions(!) Note:..Punctuation*Used*To*An*Excess/-?..As*A*Way/-?..To*Guide*The*Reader/-?-..Control*The*Reader/-.. To*The*Point..(!?)-Of*Understanding/-..The*(Poet’s*Intent!)?..-As*Well*As..-Create*An*Additional/-?..Art*Form! JANUARY 07, 2001 ABOUT MY POEMS:."these works/-..come from-..(Every*Day*Attempts!/-)? ..to *Communicate/-..With Others!(?)..-(About..One's*/-..Intimate*Feelings!)? ..-Some*Tmes/-..Falling*Short/-..Of*/-..Complete*/-..Dia*logue/-?..&*-Failing*-..*All*Human*Understanding’S!(?).. -or of*a.. Poet's*Concern*/-..Of*LIMITED*Traditional*Boundaries!-..-of*/-..&*For*/..- The Majority/-?..-For*These*LIVING*..- *IMAGES-..(!)?-...Are*Forced*/-..Upon*One!..-Bye*the-....-(Un*Educated*/-?..-Multi*/-..*Tudes!)?"(?) (They*Are*Serious*Attempts/-..At*Love!) Note: -all*mye*poetry/-..is writ ten/-..as-..(the*Spoken*Word!)? *Dedicated*/-..-To*The*Way/-..-Most*People*Speak/-!- *Con-sciously/-&..Or*/-..Un*-Consciously(!)?..-&*(Are*Heard/-..? ..With*All/-..*Those*/-..*Little*/)-..*IN*CON*GRUITIES/- ..Of*Color*Full/-..In*Ventions/)-..&*Personalities/-..*Cre- ating/-..Some*/-..Quite*Color*Full/-..Dramatic*Speech(!)? ..Such*As/-..*The*Use/-..of*Slang/-..&*Colloquial*..-( (Small*Rural/-..To*Urbanites/-*Language(!)?..The*Way/- ..You*Hear*Them*Speak/-..As*Opposed/-to The*(Proper*/-.. ..English*Dictum!)-..In*Short/-..I*Have*Taken*Liberties! ..As*A*Poet/-..To*Remind*America(!)?-of*The*Rich*- ness/-of*(..the/-..*American*Language!)?..But*Again/-..I*TAKE/-.. -LIBER*/-..*TIES(!)? -Using*Low*Class*Slang/-..-With*Hier*/-Archial*Voice(!)?-..(-AS* ..-SPOK*EN*WORD!) Additional-*PUBLISHED*Poetry Books: (1980-1985)-.. -PUBLISHED*via..(-*PRINTING*PRESS*)! 1."30/-..*MEN*/-TAL*-*TALI*-*A(!)" 2."BLACK*/-..*TRUCK*(!)" 3."MR./-..WIG*ley/-..*CUMS*! 4."(69)*IMAGES*/- ..-*BE*LoW..(*THE*BELT!)"? 5."*SEX*/-..-(*I*)..-/*CoN*!)"? -&*ON*LINE-*PUBLISHED*- -WEBOOK.COM BLOGS ..-*27*-POETRY*BOOKS!

                

POETRY*BOOK 27:                    
                
                  “-(HARD*CORE*/-..-(-*I*-*DREAMS*(!))?” 

Philip Lawrence Sherrod NA

Poet/-Painter/-Composer.
(C)COPY*RIGHT-2014

First Edition

  
No part of this book-can be-re*produced by
any modern reproductive*means-
without written
consent of author & publisher.



LEGAL*DISCLAIMER:

Original*Poems were*Created..&©*Copyrighted..
Jan.07, 2001.
All-Personal*Names..*Used..are*
Fictional-!../-?-&..-*Created./-...as*Original*Characters/-!..-To*Represent*Symbolic-?
 *Human-*Relationships!..-&*All*Created*..*Persons/-!(?) ..&***Personal*Names-?
..are*(-Over* 18yrs.-old!). -The*Work..*Represents/-! ..an*Attempt..To*Explain/-?..The*Vicissitudes??/-..&*Dilemmas/-?of*Being*
Modern*/-?..&*-Dealing*With*/-?…Modern*Living/-?..&*Human*Imagination/-?..(?)
-As*...-*Psychological*Factions(!)   

Note:..Punctuation*Used*To*An*Excess/-?..As*A*Way/-?..To*Guide*The*Reader/-?-..Control*The*Reader/-..

To*The*Point..(!?)-Of*Understanding/-..The*(Poet’s*Intent!)?..-As*Well*As..-Create*An*Additional/-?..Art*Form!      
 JANUARY 07, 2001
ABOUT MY POEMS:."these works/-..come from-..(Every*Day*Attempts!/-)?
..to *Communicate/-..With Others!(?)..-(About..One's*/-..Intimate*Feelings!)?
..-Some*Tmes/-..Falling*Short/-..Of*/-..Complete*/-..Dia*logue/-?..&*-Failing*-..*All*Human*Understanding’S!(?)..
-or of*a.. Poet's*Concern*/-..Of*LIMITED*Traditional*Boundaries!-..-of*/-..&*For*/..- The Majority/-?..-For*These*LIVING*..-
*IMAGES-..(!)?-...Are*Forced*/-..Upon*One!..-Bye*the-....-(Un*Educated*/-?..-Multi*/-..*Tudes!)?"(?)

(They*Are*Serious*Attempts/-..At*Love!)


Note: -all*mye*poetry/-..is writ

ten/-..as-..(the*Spoken*Word!)?           
*Dedicated*/-..-To*The*Way/-..-Most*People*Speak/-!-
*Con-sciously/-&..Or*/-..Un*-Consciously(!)?..-&*(Are*Heard/-..?     
           ..With*All/-..*Those*/-..*Little*/)-..*IN*CON*GRUITIES/-
           ..Of*Color*Full/-..In*Ventions/)-..&*Personalities/-..*Cre-
           ating/-..Some*/-..Quite*Color*Full/-..Dramatic*Speech(!)?
           ..Such*As/-..*The*Use/-..of*Slang/-..&*Colloquial*..-(
           (Small*Rural/-..To*Urbanites/-*Language(!)?..The*Way/-
          ..You*Hear*Them*Speak/-..As*Opposed/-to The*(Proper*/-..
           ..English*Dictum!)-..In*Short/-..I*Have*Taken*Liberties!
           ..As*A*Poet/-..To*Remind*America(!)?-of*The*Rich*-
            ness/-of*(..the/-..*American*Language!)?..But*Again/-..I*TAKE/-..
-LIBER*/-..*TIES(!)?
            -Using*Low*Class*Slang/-..-With*Hier*/-Archial*Voice(!)?-..(-AS*
..-SPOK*EN*WORD!)




Additional-*PUBLISHED*Poetry Books:

(1980-1985)-..
-PUBLISHED*via..(-*PRINTING*PRESS*)!



1."30/-..*MEN*/-TAL*-*TALI*-*A(!)"


2."BLACK*/-..*TRUCK*(!)"


3."MR./-..WIG*ley/-..*CUMS*! 


4."(69)*IMAGES*/-

..-*BE*LoW..(*THE*BELT!)"? 

 5."*SEX*/-..-(*I*)..-/*CoN*!)"?




-&*ON*LINE-*PUBLISHED*-

-WEBOOK.COM BLOGS
..-*27*-POETRY*BOOKS!



POETRY*BOOK 27:                    

                
          “-(HARD*CORE*/-..-(-*I*-*DREAMS*(!))?” 




1.  -*Sitting*Alone*(!)?


-wf’One-*LARGE*Draft*BOTTLE*(!)?

-..(-BOSTON*LAGER!)?-
…-(*SAMUEL*ADAMS*!)(?)

N’-(*OUT*BACK!)?-..-*Sipping*..*a-(*COOL*

-..(*ONE!))?-..(-BEFORE*i*/-..-*NOTICE*!)?
..-*TWO*/-..-*PALE*/-..-*BLUE*EYES(!!)??
-*STAR*ing*-..(-Right*At*ME(!)?..-(!!??)
-*HER*BIG*/-..&*(SUMP*TIOUS*BODY*-!))?
-(WF’*a-..-*GENER*OUS*SMILE*!)?

-ME* BEING*BUSY*POET/-..*SCRIB*BLING*(!)”..-*OUT*/-..-*MYE*NATURE(!)-..-*MYE*FILTHY*/-..-*DRUTH*ERS(!)

-&*WONDER*ING*/-..-(?)-..-*HOW*INTENSE*WAS*-(THIS*ONE*!)?

-as*-(BLUE*&*RED*/-..-*LIGHTS*?)-*FLICKER*ED^/-..(^OFF*-&*^*WHITE*/-..*ON*-..(!))?

-N*/-..(-DARK*EN*ED/-..-*ROOM*LIT*^-
N’/-..-^*ORANGE*&*BLACK*^/-..-WF’*-*YET*
-*FULLER*FORMS/-..-*CALL*THEM*FALL*LEAVES)!?)-
(FARM*TOOLS!)?..-(&*^HUGE***PUMP*KINS!)-?

-*THEN*IT*/-..-^*HIT*ME(!)?

-SOME*WHERE/-..N’*..*MIDDLE*of-*..-A*SWIG*^..(!)
-THIS*WAS*/-..(^*NO*DREAM*/-..-*AND*ACTION*/-..-WAS*NEEDED/-..TO*
-*COM*PLETE*^THE*/-..*DESIRE*(!?)?

-*UV’/-..(*CON*CIOUS*/-^*LITERAL*^-..-*LI*QUID*ITY*!)?


&*-(I*SAID/-..-HOW*YA*^*DO*ING*!)?

-*BABE*(!)???


Philip Lawrence Sherrod NA

Poet/-Painter/-Composer
©Copyright-2014



2.  -MYE*HANDS/-..-(SEEM*ED*COLD-!?)



-*ER'*/-..(THAN*USUAL!?-..???)?

-*WAS*DEATH*/-..(*-RIDING*/-..-*A*PALE*HORSE*/-..(-*BACK*WARDS*-
or*-*FORE*WARDS!)?
-Wf’/-..(-..*FATHER*/-..(*CLOCK*ED*/-..-*BYE*TIME!))?

-Why*DOES*The*-..-*WRONG*WOMAN*(?)

-*CALL*ME*/-..*ON*/-..*CUE*-..(!)?
-*FLAUNT*-ING*/-..
-*All*/-..-*MYE*VIRTUES*(!)?
-Like*EDITING*/-..-a*BOOK*UV’/-..*POETRY(!)?-..*Since*SHE*LOST-
..(-HER*VIR*GIN*ITY/-..-At*17*TEEN*/-....&*-N’/-..*THE*ACT*/-..(WAS*MOAN*ING/-..-(MY*NAME*/-..-THE*WHOLE*TIME*(!))?
-..-WE*SHOULD*ALL*BE*/-
..-SO-*FUCK**LUCK*Y(!)?  ..-(-HE*HAD*/-..(*DONE*IT!)?-
&*a-*FULL*HOT*=(-BLOOD*ED*FLOOD*ED/-..-*MYE*DIGITS*!)?
-*LIKE*/-*SOME*..-*HOT*-*TA*-*MALE*’S(!)?

-&*I*-*a-*..-(HAP*PY*CAMP*ER!)?



Philip Lawrence Sherrod NA

Poet/-Painter/-Composer
©Copyright-2014



3.  -*IT*..(-HAD*MELTED/-..-*LIKE*an*-*ICE*CREAM!)?



-*&*NO*ONE*WILL*BE*LIVE*’E(!)?

-N’/-..(1986/-*N’-/-..-*Mye*-..-*PRIX*de*ROMA*/-*TIME*!)?
i*TURNED/-..the* (SISTINE*ART*COLLECTION*/-..-*Down*!)?

-Offer*ing*-(THE*GEMINI*TWINS? _>>*RE*MUS/-

&*ROM*U**LUS*?_-
*N’/-..-*A*PIECE*(!)?_..-*Uv’/-..*MINE*CALL*ED/-
..-(“the*GEM*i*Ni-**TWINS?_>>..an-*AL*TER*NA*TIVE*HAT*RACK(!)?
-”SOMETHING?_>>TO*?_*DO*>>ER’-
(-HANG*YOUR*HAT*ON(!))”?

(-TWO*AUTO*/-..*RE*TRAT*T*O’S!)?

-uv’/-..*Me*(!)?

-THE*ACTING*CURATOR/-..-AT*THAT*TIME/-..

-*AR*GUED/-..(-THIS*PIECE/-..-WAS*TWO*PIECES(!))?
-I*SAID*(ONE*PIECE!)?_>>”TAKE*IT*?_>>OR*LEAVE*IT(!)?
-..-(HE*DID!)?

-“&*I*HAVE*ALL*WAY’s/-..-*SAID*/-..*THAT*-..-*MYE*ART*-

-..-(*LIKE*CRÈA*ME*-*RISES*/-..n’/-..*COF*FEE*/-..-*TO*THA’/-..-*TOP*(!)”?

-“&*THAT*-*TRUTH*/-..-*TIS*STRAN*GER*..-

..*THAN*/-..-*MYE**FIC*TION*(!)”?


Philip Lawrence Sherrod NA

Poet/-Painter/-Composer
©Copyright-2014



4.  -”a*-..-CONSTANT*BUZZING(!)?



-DRIL*LING*n’/-..-Like*Denist*-n’-

(MYE*DIA*BET*IC/-..-*NOG*GIN*(!))”?
-”AKIN*TO*NOTHING(!)”?   -&*SHE*SAID/-..-*HE*SAID(!)?
-*YOU*R’/-..(-DO*ING*FINE!)?
-SHE*WON’T*BE*BACK*/-..-&*BUT*T*SHORTLY*(!)?
-I*DON’T*KNOW/-..(WHETHER*TO*BE*LIEVE*HIM!?)-
-OR*NOT(!)?
-BUT*I*GUESS?-..-(I*HAVE*NO*OTHER*CHOICE!)?
-HE*SAID/-..the*(IN*FECTION*Tis*/-..*GETTING*WORSE!)?

-BUT*ENOUGH*A*BOUT*THAT(!)?


-SHE*ENTER*ED/-..(THE*ROOM/-..-Like*n’A-*DREAM!)”?


-..&*I*HAD/-..-*HAD*ENOUGH(!)?

-UV/-..(SECOND*HAND!)?-
..-(STAR*GAZING!)?


Philip Lawrence Sherrod NA

Poet/-Painter/-Composer
©Copyright-2014



5.  -”HIM*CALLING*ME*-(?)-/-..(-OUTTA*MYE*-*MIND!?)?



-BOUN*CING*..(OUTTA*BED!?)-..(-SO*I*DON’T*/-..

-*WET*-THE*BED!)?
-SOME*RE*PET*I*TIVE*NUMBER*/-..(-THE*ODDS*DON’T*WORK!)?
-*AGAINST*ME/-..-I*am*-ALL*WAYS*CHASE*ING*ME/-..=THRU*ARCHI-
TECT*TONIC/-..*STRUCT*URE*/-..-AS*THE*HAMMER***NOISE’S/-..
START*ED*AGAIN*-../*&*INCREASED*-..-*AD*NAUSE-UM(!?)-.. 
-(-&*THERE*OUGHT*TO*BE*A*LAW*/-..
-AGAINST*THIS*SENIOR/-..-*CITIZEN*/-..*IM*PRISION*MENT(!)?-..
-(IN*MYE*ABODE*/-..*A*YEAR!)?

-*THEN*THAT*/-..-UN*CON*TROL*FULL*NOISE*REPEAT(!)”?

-*DRILLING*/-..JACK*HAMMAR*/-..UV”?_>>*SLAM*BAM/-..-
(-THANK*YOU*MAM!)?
-”HELLO/-..(HELLO/-..HELLO!)”?
-THEN*OP*ER*ATOR/-..-*SAYING*/-..(-THERE*SEEMS/-..TO*BE-
-SOME*PHONE*/-..*OFF*/-..-*THE*HOOK*/-..-*&*LINE(!)”?  
-”HELLO/-..(HELLO/-..HELLO!)”?
..-&*HELL’S*BELLS(!)?
I*HUNG*UP/--TO*O’LEARY(!)?.......-*THEN*SHE*SAID/-..-*THIS*IS/-..
(-OK(!)-..-*BLUE*JAY?)...(*YOUR*FRENCH*RE*SIS*TENCE/-*FE*MALE*/-..-*IN*SANE*?_>>*CO*MAM**MAN*DER!)
-ME*DUMB*FOUNDED/-..(-*AS*I*SUDDEN*LY*/-
..(?)-*HAD*TO*/-..*LAUGH*)?
-AT*(-HER*..-*IN*TER*EST/-..N’/-..-*THE*AVIAN*ORDER/-?..&*NO*-
-*MEN*/-..-*CLA*TURE*/-../*BEFORE*(!)?

-SHE*HAD*ALL*WAYS/-..(*CALLED*WING*LESS/--..-&*BE*FORE*(!)?

..-*WITH*OUT*A-*BIRD*ED*CODE!?))?
-MORE*LIKE/-..(!?)_..-*LIKE*-(!?)-
WF’/-..(-LIP*STICK/-..&*HER*NAILS*PAINTED*/-..
-*BOTH*****N’-*****TOES/-..&*FINGERS*/-..-&*BE*FORE(!))?-/-..-

-..(-&*N’/-..MONTH*/-..UV’/-*DREAM(!)?-........-*NO*VEM*BER*(!)?

-EVE*O*LUTIN’/-..-WF’*/..-(HER*EYES?)_&*CHECK*IN’/-..(N’-*HER*/-..
-..-*OIL*-/-...-*TO*VEG*A*TABLE*VARN*ISH*-(!)?-..
-(-*TO*-..*MACHINE*OIL*ED*/-..-*SEX*(!))?


Philip Lawrence Sherrod NA

Poet/-Painter/-Composer
©Copyright-2014



6.  -no*One/-..-X*Pected*MORE*(!)?



-But*I*..-(!*)?-..-COM*PLAIN*ING*ABOUT*/-..(HOLE*N’/-*CEIL*ING(!))?

-THE*WORK*MEN/-..(BEING*ONLY/-..-4FOOT2/-..-COULD*NOT*FIX(!)?
-WITH*OUT*A*LADDER(!))?-..(THE*PORT*LAND*CON*CRETE/-..*WENT*
-*WELL*/-WITH*OUT*A*HITCH(!))”?-..(DARK*&*UGLY/-..-&*a-DIRTY*AT*- *TRI*BUTE/-..-TO*MYE*/-..*BO*HEM*IAN*/-.. *LONE*LY***XXX*XIST*ANCE(!)?

-SUM*HOW/-..-*SINCE*HER*VISIT*/-..-*TO*BOGOTA*/-..

-SHE*WAS*DIFF*-ER*-*ENT(!)?-..- *NO*LONG*ER/-..-*MYE*LITTLE*/-
..-(-NEW*YORK*/-*BROOK*LYN*/-..*SEXY*/-..*VAMP*!)???
-BUT*BETTER*STILL*/-..(-*MYE*LITTLE*CATHOLIC*/-..-*VIR*GIN*..-*PRIN*CESS*(!))?
&*(HER*BIRTH*DAY/-..-OF*/-..*SIX*-IS*-..-*TO*MOR*ROW*/-..-BUT*BEING*/-..-*CEL*EBRAT*ED/-..
-TO*DAY(!)?

-WHEN*I*TALKED*TO*HER(!)?-..(-HER*LITTLE*VOICE/-..*TREMB*LED*/-..?

WITH*XXX*CITE*MENT(!)?  -”THAT*FIGURES(!)”?  -&*..(TO*MOR*ROW’S
-A*NOTH*ER*DAY(!))?

-&*TO*DAY/-..-*NOV. ONE*..(-THEY*TURNED/-..-THE*STEAM*-..*HEAT*ON!)?

-EVEN*THOUGH/-..-THERE*WAS*NO*HEAT*/-..(-N’JAN.-FEB.-2014!)?
-&*(30)*-..-*YEAR*COLD*SNAP(!)?

-&*SURE*ENOUGH/-..?

(a-*LITTLE*PART*OF*ME/-..
-(-HAS*TURNED*/-..-a*-*DIA*BETIC**BLUE!)?


Philip Lawrence Sherrod NA

Poet/-Painter/-Composer
©Copyright-2014



7.  -”SIT*TING*WAIT*ING(!)-..

-(*DO*ING*HARD*CORE*PARK*ING(!))?


-BLONDE*PUSS/-(SHOWING*UP/-..WF’/-(*BABY*DOG*CARRIAGE!))?

-”&*HER*SAYING/-(?)-..”(I*AM*LEAVING*-..-(*TWO*CARS*UP!))?
-(*ME*SAY*ING*THANK*YOU!)”?..-&*(*THINK*ING*?_..-WHAT*DID*
I*-DO*/-*TO*/-..-(DE*SERVE*THIS*!)”?-..(GETTING*READY*TO*DO/-(?)-..-*TUES*DAY*..
(-IN*STEAD*OF*/-..-*MON*DAY*(!)?-..
-*LIKE*..-(ALTER*NATE*SIDE*REALITIES!)?
-BUT*SHE’S*RIGHT/-..(-TUES*DAY’S*VOTING*DAY!)?
-&*HEAVEN*HELP*/-..-*THE*LAZY*VOTER(!)?

-(&*SHE*MIGHT*FIND*OUT/-..-I’VE*NEVER*VOTED!)?

-&*(IN*FORM*THA’/-..-*RIGHT*WING*GROUP*IES!)?
VIVA(!?)_..(PAT*TRICH*/-..-*HEN*RY’S*PLEDGE/-..
-”(GIVE*ME*LIBERTY*/-..-*OR*GIVE*ME*DEATH!)”?

-”&*ME*(-PASSING*BYE*-..-(GARDEN*UV’/-*EDEN(!))”?

-&*(PICKING*UP/-..-(TWO*-..-*BART*LETT*PEARS/-..(!)?
-*THAT*I*PAID*FOR!!))))”?


Philip Lawrence Sherrod NA

Poet/-Painter/-Composer
©Copyright-2014



8.  -”*GETTING*LARGE*/-..-*BLACK*COFFEE/-..-(FROM*6th*AVE.-..-*STREET*VENDOR!)”?



-’”&*WAIT*ING?_>>(FOR*THE*RAIN!)”?

-”&*PAYING*$2.50*A*CLIP(!)”?-..
-&*(-”*THEY*SAY*IN*FLA*TION’S/-
-ON*THE*RISE*(!))??”?   ..&-*ONE*GET’S*TIRED/-..*FROM*..-LIS*TEN*ING*TO*WALL*-*STREET*/-..-*ALL*WET*-IN*VES*TORS*(!)?..-  (ALSO*GALLON’S*MILK’S/-..-*HIGH*ER*THAN-..
-GAL*LON*UV’/-..-*GAS*NOW(!)”?
WHAT*WULD*ACHILLE’S*‘AVE*DONE/-..WF’/-..(SUCH*A*BRUISED*/-..*WET*HEEL(!))?
-(RIDING*THE*TRO*JAN*HORSE!)?-
-(*LIM*PING*home*FROM*.-..(*SCI*AT*ICA’S/-..(*BRUISED*CHARLE*HORSE*D(!)?)..-
-*HIP*(!)?-..
(disambiguation)..
-&-..-(RE*GURGE*I*CA*TION(!)?

-(boy*Scout’s*Honor!)?



Philip Lawrence Sherrod NA

Poet/-Painter/-Composer
©Copyright-2014



9.  -”*FLESH*/-..-(*THE*ONLY*KISS*/-..-&*ASS*ISSUE*/-*NOW*(!))”?



-”WHY*IS*IT/-..(-*LEG’S*WOMEN*/-..vs.-..-*BREAST’S*WOMEN!)”?

-&*(THE*BOY’S/-..vs. -THE*MEN*SAY!)?  ..-”(GIT*O’VER*IT!)?
-S’LIKE*/-..(*BOB*BING*/-..(-FOR*HALLO*WEEN*APPLES!)”?
-”ALL’S*SO*FULL*-..-*UV’/-..(*PLUM*P*KIN*ORANGE*/-.._*PAID*SUR*PRISES*!!!)”?
-(NAT*UR*AL/-..vs.-/..-(HARD*ROCK*APPLES!))”?
-”*SOFT*&*SLIPPERY*FLESH(!)”?  -vs.-(*IM*PLANT*HARD*ROCK*/-..*BREAST*SPECIALS(!))?

-at*Least/-..-at*Best/-..(TRANS*IL*VAN*IA’s-..-*FE*MALE’s*-

..-*R’*a-*EVIL*HOST’s?)-
-(MIGHT*‘ave”/-..-*BEEN*/-(!?)_..-(THE*T.V’s*/-*ADAM’S*CORE*/-..-*FAM*I*LY?)_!))- ..uv*/-..-(*HARD*ass**SCI*AT*ICA’S**a-*CHIL*LASS)”?

-”&*-..-At*-(THE*ART*STUD*ENT’S*-*LEAG*UE(!)”?

-AS*ART*SCHOOL/-..(NYC?)-..(HAD*TO*CON*TRIVE*UP/-
..a-*TITLE*-UV’/-..?-DE*FENSE*/!)-..-*For*-a*-*FART*/-..***EX*/-..-*XXX*H*I*BI*/-..-*TION!)”?-
..(WHY*THE*NUDE*?_..-*(2005?)-..-&*-..
..-be*CAUSE*MYE*OIL*ED/-*TITLE: ..-”JO*ANN’S/-..(-*RED*NAILS!)”?
-BEING*ONE*UV’/-..the*..-(DE*LIB*ER*ATE*?)_>>*******(FLESH*GIV*ING*/-..-*HON*EST*HUMPS*/-?)-..-&**CON*TRI*BUT*/-..-*TION’S(?)-
-*eR’s(!)”- ...-&*-..*CON*SE*QUENT*AL*LY*-..the*-*PATRI*O*TIC*SAYING(!)?
-ON*A*SIL*VER*NICKLE*-(?)
(-WAT*YO*SEE?_>>-is*Wat*/-..-**YO*GIT*(!))?
&*THE*NASTY*/-..-*AMER*I*CAN*WOR*DS***-..
-*UV/’/-..(?)-
-”E*_PLU*I*BUS*..-*UN(*I*)-UM(!)”?
..-N’*LATIN*(!)?


Philip Lawrence Sherrod NA

Poet/-Painter/-Composer
©Copyright-2014
  


10.   -”NOISE’S/-..-*LIKE*/-a*..-(-*RAT’S*KNOWING*(!))”?



-USTA*BE/-..(-HERE*N’/-..-N’*DIS*/-..(-*COLD*WATER*FLAT*!)”?

-NOTHING*LIKE*-..-*LIKE*(!)?...-&*RE*MEMBER-..*ING-..-(THAT*GUY*STUDDER*ING-
-..*DOWN*ON*AVE*NUE*A*(!))?-..(-HIM*STILL*..-*CHATTER*ING!)?
-WF’/-..(TORT*URED*RAISED*/-..-*EYE*BROWS*/-..-*KNAW*ING*AT*THE*WORD(!)_..&*(MAY*BE*GROWING*-a*-
..-*RAT*TAIL(!))?
-”SHE*SAID*THAT/-.._*PER*TAIN*ING*_../-..(*-TO*NONE*(!)?(TO*MYE*FRENCH*DOM*I*CAN*DREAD*LOCK/-..&*NINE*IN’*-.._
..*TRO*VERT*ED*/-..*CAT*TAILS*(!)?
-I*WAS*A*WIN*NER/-..-*CHIEF*TAIN*/-..UV’/-..(ISLE*UV’/-..-*MAN*-
*HATTAN*(!)?-..-*LIKE*TIME*/-..-*ON*a-*NUMBER*1*TRAIN(!)?
-THA’*BLACK*CHIC(!)?-..(-CAME*RUN*NING*IN*TO*SUB*WAY!)?-

-YELL*ING*HE’S*MINE(!)?-..-*FROM*28TH*STREET/-..-*LEX*ING*TON*(!)?

-(*STOP*(!)-..(RUN*NING*OVER*-&*(-SITTING*ON*MYE*LEFT*KNEE?))
-*LAUGH*ING/-..&*SAYING*/-..-AF*TER*STICK*ING*HER*TONGUE(!)?
-N*/-..-*MYE*LEFT*EAR*-..-&*WIG*G*LING*-*TEASING*LY*/-(!?)-..--&*THEy*HEARD*WORD/-..*YELL*ING*/-..(TO*THE*WHOLE*SUR*PRISED*CAR*’s-..(?)
*CROWD*/-..-(”I*JUST*LOVE*HIM(!)”?..-BE*CAUSE*I*’VE*NEVER*SEEN-
A*WHITE*Y/-..-*WITH*A*DREAD*LOCK*/-....-&*HE’S*GOT*/-..-*NINE*SIV*VER*/-..*IN’*-.._
..*TRO*VERT*ED*/-..*CAT*TAILS*(!)?

-..(You(R’/-..(NOW*CHIE*TAIN?_>>UV’/-..(-THIS*-*IS*LAND!))”?


-..(“-AGAIN*JUMPS*UP/-..-*AT*-(GRAND*CENTRAL*LEX*ING*TON*STOP!)?-..&*YELLS*-*XX*IT*ING(!)”?

-..(“*I*REALLY*LOVE*YOU*/-..-*SWEETLY*(!)”?
-..-&*WAV*ING*/-..-(-GET”S*OFF*(!))?(&*THE*CROWD*_*ROARS*/-..AT*..(-MYE*PLEASED*/-*BUTT*-
..-*EM*BAR*RASSED*/-..-&*RED**BALD*PATE*/-..-&*PSYCHO*/-..-*LOG*I*CAL*STATE(!)?

-”SO*MUCH*/-..*FOR*-..(-MYE*PUBLIC*/-..-*SILENT*POET’s*/-..

-*MAN*Hat*tan*/-..-*DE*BUE*(!))?
-&”*I*-WAS*SI*LENC*ED/-..-*BYE*20*YEAR*OLD*/-..*BLACK*-
*LITERAL*/-..-*HUM*ER*OUS*/-..-*LOVING*CHIC*(!)?
-..(THAT*HAD*ON/-..-*VERY*LITTLE*/-..(!?)-
-..(&*SMELLED*STRONG*LEY/-..-&**POSI*TIVE*LY*(!)?
-..(&*-a-*FIRM*BUTT*******&*-XXX*_EX*O*XT*TIC?_
>>-*BREAST’S*N’/-..-&*’-*TENDER*FLESHED*/-*SCENTED*
-*PAR*FUME*/-..(???)_-uv’/-
..-*PAT*-*CHOU*-*LE(!)”?


Philip Lawrence Sherrod NA

Poet/-Painter/-Composer
©Copyright-2014



11.   -”AS*CEND*ING*SO.*ORANGE*..-*ART*LOFT*-/..-*STAIRS*(!)”?



-WF’/-..(CO*MUN*I*CATION*SONG’s*/-..-N’/-a*-(BIRD*ED*MIND!))”?

-&**The-..(-CANAL*UV’/-..-*BIRDS*/-..-&*a*-SMALL*GREY*HERON!)?
-WF’/-..(-LEG*BLUE*STOCK*INGS/-..-*&*BLACK*FEET*(!)?-..-*HOW*-..
THis*/-..*RE*MIND*ED*ME/-..-*Uv’/-..*SUSAN*/-..(-*AL*WAY’s*CURL*

-*ed*UP*/-..-(-IN*TO*HER*SELF*/-..-*HER*-..*PLEA*SANT*SELF*(!))?-..-

-*POSE*ING*/-..&*-(*WEAR*-ING*HER*HAPPY*/-..-*YOUTH*?)/-..N’*-(SOME*/-..*ACT*I*VATED*/-..-*POLKA*DOTS*!)?-..-(-*GR-IN*NING*/-..-*LIKE*A*MON*KEY*(!)?-..-&**PO*SSE*SS*ING/-..-*a*-YELL*..-OW*ED*
 -BA*- NAN*A(!)?-..-&*AT*TI*-*TUD*ED/-..(-KNEE*SOCKS/-..-*PULL*ED*-

-*UP*/-..-*TO*HER*HAIRY*/-..*CROTCH*(!)?-..or-*(MAY*BE*/-..-*STRIPES *N’/--*LARGE*SHAD*OW*ED*PAT*TERNS*/-..(-MOVE*ING*DOWN*/-..-*HER*LEGS*!)?-*HER*MID*DRIFT*OPEN*/-..-*TO*HER*/-..-*FULL*BUSH* -*MIND*-*BRUSHED*-..-*LIG H- TLY*/-..-*BYE*HER*DE*SIRE*/-..-*TO*/-.. *TO*GIVE*UP(!))? -..-(*ME* /-..*-TO*HER-*SELF!)?-..-*SMIL*ING*/-..-*FROM*SUB*CON*SC- -*IOUS*- LY/-..- *CON*TROL*ING*/-..-&*WAN-* -*DER*ING*--N’/-..*DREAM*- (!)? -..-*&*A*LONG/-..(-THE*CAN*- AL* /-..AT*/-..-*SOM E*-..-*POINT*(!))?


-*BUT*JUST*ALONG*/-..-*(THE*SO.*/-*ORANGE*CANAL*!)?-*I*WIT*NESS* -*ED/-..-*SOME*THING*AMISS*(!))?-../-*LIKE*WEED*ED*-*BRANCH*HAR VES-*TING!)?-..(A*TREM*MEN*DOUS/-..USE*UV”?_>>MODERN**MACHINE(!))-?-*CUT-

*DOWN*/-..(ANY*SPRING*WEEDS?)-..-*LEAV*ING*THE*BANKS*BARE!)
-WF’/-..*OUT*HAB*I*TAT/-..-FOR*DUCKS/-..-&*OTHER*BIRD*SPECIES(!)?

-A*LONG*CANAL/-..(MYE*RIGHT*EYE/-..WAS*GROW*ING*DIM*MER!)

-UN*ABLE*TO*FOCUS/-*ER’/*CRIT*I*ZE..-MYE*SON’S*TAKING*TRIP(!)?
-BE*CAUSE*AF*TER*ALL/-I*DID’NT*PUT*COM*PUTER/-..-N’-MYE*PLACE?
-TO(DRY*OUT*ONE’S*LAUN*DRY/-.N”*PUBLIC*or-*SING*IN*VEC*TIVE -S-(!?)-lik*SANTA--*CLAUS*/-..Wf’/-..WHITE*BEARD/-..As*SARG*ent*MA*- *JOR*(!?)) _..*BARK*ING*OUT**N’/-..*CAD*ENCE*a-*OR*DER!)?(!)?

_”*DE*STROY*ALL/-..-*HAIRY*_*WEEDY*/_..*NAT*URAL**NA*TURE*(!)”?

-&*-..(*END*UP*DE*NUDE*ED!)?


Philip Lawrence Sherrod NA

Poet/-Painter/-Composer
©Copyright-2014



12.   -”LOOK*ING*AT*/-..(*THE*/-..-*LARGE*SQUARE*/-..*PATTERN*(!)?



&*WON*DER*ING*WAT(!)?-..(-TOU*LOUSE*LAU*TREC/-..*WULD*‘AVE*

-*DONE * (!?)-..-FROM*HIS*PERS*PEC*TIVE/-..(-uv’-*KNEE*HIGH*TO*a-*GRASS -*- *HOP*PER*!)?-..(&*HIS*WON*DER*FUL*/-..(OFF*BROAD*WAY*/-..*MON*-?
-*MARTE*/--(DE*LAYS/-*UV’!)??/-..-*DE*CAD*ENT***TOLL*/-..*PAINT*ER*LY*DREAMS*/-(!?)-r’-*TILL*DEATH*/-..(-DO*US*SPEAK*(!)?!?

-&*PARIS’S*BROAD’S/-..(WF’-*LIP*STICK’s!?)-..-(*STUCK*&*SMEARED*LIKE*-..

!?)_..-(-*LOCAL*COW’S*AT*COUNTRY*FAIR’S(!))?-..-(SRUT*TING*THEIR*BEEF(!?_*AT*JUST*RIGHT*ANGLE(!)?
-*TO*WIN*a-..-(BLUE*RIBBON!)?  -..(-*LUST*ING*TO_*BUST*OUT!)?-
*AS*-(!?)-(-*NINE*TEEN*CENTRY*WHORES*!))?-..-&*VERY*MUCH*-(HARD*EN*ED?_>>-*BYE*MAN’S*GULITY*/-.._>>*GUL*LI*BIL*ITY(!?))-THAT*HE*SHOULD*BE*/-..
(?)_-(BROUGHT*DOWN*/-..(TO*EARTH!)?-..(-as*CIGAR*N’*HAND/-..-N’/-..*MOUTH*!))?  -.(Puffing*A*Way!)?-..(-*TILL*CLI*MAX!))?

-*PROVES*THEY*DE*LIGHT*ED/-..(N’-..*BEING**TAKEN*A*WAY*SCREAM*ING!(???))?  -..(N’/-*SOME*DARK*EN*BED*ROOM*?)_>>(-TO**COR*NER!)?

-(*PROVES*SPI*RO*CHET’I’ES/-..-*WERE*ON*THE*MASS*MOVE?)
-(GIVE*OR*TAKE*-a*/-..(*PICK*UP*/-..-*RE*WARD!)?)

-BUT*NOT*WAS*/-..(-SUCH*THE*CASE*a-*-*TENDER*ED*HISTORY(!))?

-AS*a*-*COUPLE*Uv’*Tha’*Girls?/-..-(*FELT*SORRY*/-..-FOR*SHORTY*!)?
-or*/-..-*RE*CLUSE*Toul*ouse(!)?-..
-&*(HIS*MONEY/-(!?(?)-..-&*LOVE*D**HIM*/-..(-*TO*DEATH!))?
-(*SER*VICE*ING*/-..-*HIS*EQUAL*I*TY*..-CO*M*MUN*I*TY?_>>(!>)-*PAINT*ER*LY*/-..-*HEAVEN*LY*NEEDS!)?

-LIKE*(-SOME*ONE*CALL*ING*UP*/-..-*AT*JUST*THE*RIGHT*TIME!)?

-(BYE*DROP*PING*a-*DIME*(!)?-&*TO*UN*LOAD*ONE’S*JEWELS(!))?
-(From*Their*/-*DARK*EN*ED*CAR*CASS*E’S(!)?-..-*KISS*BUT*DON’T*-
-*TELL*(!!!)?-..-(*AS*COWS/-..R’*/-..AL*WAY’S/.._*PUT*OUT*to-*PAST*_
-*URE(!))?  ..-(-*DIS*EAS*ED*-er’/-..-*NOT!)?

-(Like*Large*Pat*tern*’s?)-..(*DRAWN*TO*IN*FIN*I*TY!)?_..

-(BE*CAUSE*-ALEX*AN*DER**CALD*ER/-..-*Be*LIVE*ED(!)?
-N’/-..(PAR*RELL*UN*I*VERS*I*TIES!)?  ..-(-&*You*Put*THE*-*COUN*TRY*SQUIRE/-..-*uV’/-(*a-*...-*WEALTH*Y*FAM*I*LY*-
-(IN*CLIN*ED*?_>>TO*WIN?_>>(AT*LOS*ING*(!))?_..
-4’11”/-..TO*-..5’1”/-..WF’*ART*-..-*SENSE*I*TIVE*I*TY(!)?
_(A*SHORTY*SMARTY*!)?-..(-*IN*CLINED*TO*-.._*I*DENT*I*FY?)-

_(FROM*HIS*LOW*LY*/-..(-short**PERS*PECT*IVE*(!))?-

_(&*BEAUTY*-a*LONE?_>>*ALL*WAYS*Tis*!?)-..
_(*FORM*/-..-*FROM*-/..-a*DIF*FER*ENT*-*PER*SPECT*IVES*SAKE(!!!)?
-(-&*LAID*OUT*/-..-*TO*REST*!)???
-(-FORM*BE*fore*/-..*FUNC*TION*(!)>
-a*-(*LESS*PLAUS*I*BLE*)?-..*DE*MEN*TION*(!)?-

-Like*-..(*BAU*HAUS*/-..*Neue*Vo*/-..-*RE*-*IN*STI*TUTION(!))?


-*end*OUT*(!)?



Philip Lawrence Sherrod NA

Poet/-Painter/-Composer
©Copyright-2014



13.   -”-*OR*-..-*END*IN*(!)”?



-*END*ED*(!)?

-*END*(!)?


Philip Lawrence Sherrod NA

Poet/-Painter/-Composer
©Copyright-2014



-fini-..“-(HARD*CORE*/-..-(-*I*-*DREAMS*(!))?” 



Wednesday, October 22, 2014

POETRY*BOOK:26 -”*79*QUI*NINE*TIME*(!)”? POET: PHILIP LAWRENCE SHERROD NA ©CopyRight..-2014 First Edition No part of this book-can be-re*produced by any modern reproductive*means- without written consent of author & publisher. Additional-*PUBLISHED*Poetry Books: 1."30/-..*MEN*/-TAL*-*TALI*-*A(!)" 2."BLACK*/-..*TRUCK*(!)" 3."MR./-..WIG*ley/-..*CUMS*! 4."(69)*IMAGES*/- ..-*BE*LoW..(*THE*BELT!)"? 5."*SEX*/-..-(*I*)..-/*CoN*!)"? (1980-1985)-.. -PUBLISHED*via..(-*PRINTING*PRESS*)! -ON*LINE-*PUBLISHED*- ..-*27*-POETRY*BOOKS LEGAL*DISCLAIMER: Original*Poems were*Created..&*Copyrighted..-SEPTEMBER. 02 ,2002. All*-Personal*Names..*Used..are*Fictional-!../-?- &..-*Created*./-...as*Original*Characters/-!..-To*Represent*Symbolic-? *Human-*Relationships!..-&*All*Created*.. *Persons/-!(?) ..&***Personal*Names-? ..are*(-Over* 18yrs.-old!). -The*Work..*Represents/-! ..an*Attempt..To*Explain/-?..The*Vicissitudes??/-..&*Dilemmas/-?of*Being*Modern*/-?..&*-Dealing*With*/-?…Modern*Living/-?..&*Human*Imagination/-?..(?) -As*...-*Psychological*Factions(!) Note:..Punctuation*Used*To*An*Excess/-?..As*A*Way/-?..To*Guide*The*Reader/-?-..Control*The*Reader/-.. To*The*Point..(!?)-Of*Understanding/- ..The*(Poet’s*Intent!)?..-As*Well*As. .-Create*An*Additional/-?..Art*Form! SEPTEMBER 02, 2OO2 ABOUT MY POEMS:."these works/-..come from-..(Every*Day*Attempts!/-)? ..to *Communicate/-..With Others!(?)..-(About..One's*/-..Inti*mate*Feelings!)? ..-Some*Tmes/-..Falling*Short/-..Of*/-..Complete*/-..Dia*logue/-?..&*-Failing*-..*All*Human*Understanding’S!(?).. -or of*a.. Poet's*Concern*/- ..Of*LIMITED*Traditional*Boundaries!-..-of*/- ..&*For*/..- The Majority/-?..-For*These*LIVING* ..-*IMAGES-..(!)?-...Are*Forced*/-..Upon*One!. .-Bye*the-....-(Un*Educated*/-?..-Multi*/-..*Tudes!) ?"(?) (They*Are*Serious*Attempts/-..At*Love!) Note: -all*mye*poetry/-..is written/-..as- ..(the*Spoken*Word!)? &*Dedicated*/-..-To*The*Way/-..-Most*People*Speak/-! *Consciously/-!..Or*UnConsciously(!)?..-&*(Are*Heard/- ..With*All/-..*Those*/-..*Little*/)- ..*IN*CON*GRUITIES/- ..Of*Color*Full/-..In*Ventions/)- ..&*Personalities/-..*Cre- ating/-..Some*/-..Quite*Color*Full/-..Dramatic*Speech(!)? ..Such*As/-..*The*Use/-..of*Slang/-..&*Colloquial*..-( (Small*Rural/-..To*Urbanites/-*Language(!)?..The*Way/- ..You*Hear*Them*Speak/-..As*Opposed/-to The*(Proper* ..English*Dictum!)-..In*Short/-..I*Have*Taken*Liberties! ..As*A*Poet/-..To*Remind*America(!)?-of*The*Rich*- ness/-of*(..the/-..*American*Language!)?..But*Again/-.. Using*Low*Class*Slang/-..With*Hier*Archial*Voice(!)-.. -*SPOKEN? POETRY*BOOK: 25 -”*79*QUI*NINE*TIME*(!)”? POET: PHILIP LAWRENCE SHERROD NA ©CopyRight..-2014

      

                       
                           POETRY*BOOK:26     
                  -”*79*QUI*NINE*TIME*(!)”?



POET: PHILIP LAWRENCE SHERROD NA

                                    ©CopyRight..-2014



First Edition
  
No part of this book-can be-re*produced by
any modern reproductive*means-
without written
consent of author & publisher.


Additional-*PUBLISHED*Poetry Books:

1."30/-..*MEN*/-TAL*-*TALI*-*A(!)"

2."BLACK*/-..*TRUCK*(!)"

3."MR./-..WIG*ley/-..*CUMS*! 

4."(69)*IMAGES*/-
..-*BE*LoW..(*THE*BELT!)"? 

 5."*SEX*/-..-(*I*)..-/*CoN*!)"?
(1980-1985)-..
-PUBLISHED*via..(-*PRINTING*PRESS*)!

-ON*LINE-*PUBLISHED*-
..-*27*-POETRY*BOOKS



LEGAL*DISCLAIMER:
 Original*Poems were*Created..&*Copyrighted..-SEPTEMBER. 02 ,2002.
All*-Personal*Names..*Used..are*Fictional-!../-?-
&..-*Created*./-...as*Original*Characters/-!..-To*Represent*Symbolic-?
 *Human-*Relationships!..-&*All*Created*..
*Persons/-!(?) ..&***Personal*Names-?
..are*(-Over* 18yrs.-old!). -The*Work..*Represents/-! ..an*Attempt..To*Explain/-?..The*Vicissitudes??/-..&*Dilemmas/-?of*Being*Modern*/-?..&*-Dealing*With*/-?…Modern*Living/-?..&*Human*Imagination/-?..(?)
-As*...-*Psychological*Factions(!)
  
Note:..Punctuation*Used*To*An*Excess/-?..As*A*Way/-?..To*Guide*The*Reader/-?-..Control*The*Reader/-..

 To*The*Point..(!?)-Of*Understanding/-
..The*(Poet’s*Intent!)?..-As*Well*As.
.-Create*An*Additional/-?..Art*Form!      
 SEPTEMBER 02, 2OO2
  
ABOUT MY POEMS:."these works/-..come from-..(Every*Day*Attempts!/-)?
 ..to *Communicate/-..With Others!(?)..-(About..One's*/-..Inti*mate*Feelings!)?
..-Some*Tmes/-..Falling*Short/-..Of*/-..Complete*/-..Dia*logue/-?..&*-Failing*-..*All*Human*Understanding’S!(?)..
-or of*a.. Poet's*Concern*/-

..Of*LIMITED*Traditional*Boundaries!-..-of*/-
..&*For*/..- The Majority/-?..-For*These*LIVING*
..-*IMAGES-..(!)?-...Are*Forced*/-..Upon*One!.
.-Bye*the-....-(Un*Educated*/-?..-Multi*/-..*Tudes!)
?"(?)

(They*Are*Serious*Attempts/-..At*Love!)
  
 Note: -all*mye*poetry/-..is written/-..as-
..(the*Spoken*Word!)?
           &*Dedicated*/-..-To*The*Way/-..-Most*People*Speak/-!   
           *Consciously/-!..Or*UnConsciously(!)?..-&*(Are*Heard/-     
           ..With*All/-..*Those*/-..*Little*/)-
..*IN*CON*GRUITIES/-
           ..Of*Color*Full/-..In*Ventions/)-
..&*Personalities/-..*Cre-
           ating/-..Some*/-..Quite*Color*Full/-..Dramatic*Speech(!)?
           ..Such*As/-..*The*Use/-..of*Slang/-..&*Colloquial*..-(
(Small*Rural/-..To*Urbanites/-*Language(!)?..The*Way/-
         ..You*Hear*Them*Speak/-..As*Opposed/-to The*(Proper*
   ..English*Dictum!)-..In*Short/-..I*Have*Taken*Liberties!
    ..As*A*Poet/-..To*Remind*America(!)?-of*The*Rich*-
 ness/-of*(..the/-..*American*Language!)?..But*Again/-..
Using*Low*Class*Slang/-..With*Hier*Archial*Voice(!)-..
-*SPOKEN?


                                                  
                     POETRY*BOOK: 26
              -”*79*QUI*NINE*TIME*(!)”?

                POET: PHILIP LAWRENCE SHERROD  NA

                                         ©CopyRight..-2014
                         



1.  “*slurpin’/-..-*coffee(!)?


-“*SLURPIN’/-..-*COFFEE(!)”?-..-at*-*O*DES*SA(!)”?
Where-..(Doin’*Greek’s?)-..-Never*Hurt*/-..*No*One(!)?
-But-..(The*Squirrels/-..-N’/-
..(-Yonder*Tree(!))?
-R”*SCURRIN’/-..(-From*Limb*/-
..-To*Limb(!)?

-*Proves*/-..(Gittin’*Up’s(!)/-?..(*Damn*Hard*/-..on*Sunday!!))?
-But*Some*Where’s(?)-..-*Andrea’s*/-..-*Wonder*in/’-?(!??)
What*Wuld*Cause*Her*/-?
..-(From*Boston!)?
(To*Panic?)_..-(*Bolt*Out*Right!)?-
..-From*Elevator*(!)?

-On*Third*Floor(!?)-..-&*Saying*Which*Ways*Exit(!)?
Con*Struck*tion*Crew/-
..-Raising*Eye*Lids(!)?
Like*Whose*Gonna*Know(!?)-
..-Which*Way’s*Exit(!)?
-(Like*Waitress*Asking*/-..*Grin*nin*’/-
..-You*Want*/-..*More*Cof*fee(!)?

-Black*Cof*fee*/-..*Basking*N’/-(Mina*ture*Half/&/Half*Cream*Cups!)?
-Tid*Bits/-..-To*O’Holiyer*Hands(!)?-(Dark*Eyes*Guilty*../-as*She*-*Devil(!)?
-From*-(Last*Nights*Drinkin’*/-..-(&*Happy*Hour’s*/-..-*De*ba*cle*(!)?
-Saying*Which*Ways/-..-14th*Street/-? ..
-*Hearin’s*Geese*Cacklin’*/-..*Over*Head’(?)

-*Hearin’*Ukraine*/-*Julia*Waitress*Say/-
“DO*YOU*(!)?..-*WANT*..-*Another*HOT*Cup/-?
..-Uv*..*JAVA*/-..-*BLACK*(??)?


Poet: Philip Lawrence Sherrod
Painter/Composer.
©copyRight-2014




2.  -“*waking*Up(!)”?


-From*Sleeping*/-..(-Two*Hours(!)?-..-wf’/-..*MYE*-*EVER*READY’S(!?)-

(100*HOURS*-..-LED*DEL?)-..-(SUPER*HEAVY/-..-*FLOATING*LANTERN!)?
-GIVEN*or*LOANED/-..-*TO*ME/-..(BYE*DE*-CON*STRUCT*ION*OWNER*-*ALI!?)
-TO*(HELP*ME/-..-*HAVE*CLEARER*VISION!)?-..-&*SEPERATE*DREAM*FROM*RE*AL*ITY!)?
-FROM*PAK*I*STAN/-..(&*HIRING*GUATE*MALANS/-*MEXICANS/-*DOMINI*CAN’S!?)

TO*REPLACE/-..(the*STOLEN*OBJECTS?-..(AT*THIS*POINT*/-..*R’/-*NUMBER*ING?-(!?)
-13*/-..-*PRIVATE*&*PERSONAL*LOVES(!?)-..&*I*/-..-*WON’T*GO/-..-*NOW*INTO*IT(!)?
-ABOUT*MYE*CONCEPTS/-..(-UV’/-..THIRD*WORLD*POVERTY!?..-&*DE*PRIVATION*(!?))
-ABOUT*HOW*LUCKY/-..(I*WAS*/-..-TO*HAVE?_..-*BEEN*BORN/-?..-N’/-..*STATE*/-..-UV* 

*OK*-LA*/-..*HOMA!)?-..-&*(YELLIN”*JAIME!)?-..(ON*THE*PHONE/-..-”WHERE*AVE’*/?..-*YOU-BEEN*ALL*DAY/-(!?)..-WHEN*I*CAN”T*SEE/-..-(LEFT*or*RIGHT?)-..-BUT*DIA*BET* -E’S*!? -**DOU BLE(!?)-..-MAKES*ME*WONDER/-..(WHY*I*CARE/-..-SO*MUCH/-..-ABOUT*/
-MY*79TH/-*BIRTH*DAY(!))?-(SINCE*ALL*MYE*CHICK*/-CUCK*RA*CH’AS/*-DIN’T*CALL?
-)DEAD*or-*DYING(!?)(-(From*Some*Disease?-CANCER*AID’S*SYS*PHILLIS-or*EBOLLA*?

-TRIGGER’S*OFF/-..(MYE*Dis*Trust/-..-Uv’/-..-*MYE*PAST*RE*LATIONSHIPS)-..GONE*NIL(!)
  -AS*I’M*STAGGERING*UP*/-..(*AVENUE*A/-(?)..&*NOTICIN’*/-..-ALL*THA*GIRLS*THIGHS/-R’
*WIDER*THAN*MINE!)?-..-BUT*-2*SUNNY*SIDE*UP*EGGS/-..-&**2*OVER*EASY/-.BYE*UK*-
-RAINE*DUMMY*WAITRESS(!)”?-..(NOT*KNOWING/-ANY*THING/-..BEYOND*SURVIVAL?)

&*I*NOT*REM*BER*ING/-..(HOW*SHE*GOT*/-..-*ALL*UP*TIGHT!?)-..-&*(DE*FEN*SIVE*/*A-
RIVING*N’/-*A*MERICA/-..-*PLUMP*&*JUICY/-..-*FROM*TER*ROR*-IST'S/-..-*RUSSIA’S*PUTIN?)
-THINKING*SHE’D*COME/--A*LONG*WAY(!?)-(-TO*HOLLY*WOOD’S*SLIM-NIR*VANNA!)
(GOT*ALL*SKINNY/-..SO*I*WOULD’NT/-..-DESIRE*HER!)?)-..-BE*CAME*A*DISTINCT*PAL- OR(!)?-..(NO*LONGER*ROSIE*CHEEKED!)?-..(DE*CIDED*TO*NOT*GIVE*ME/-..HALF*N’/_..?

-HALF?-..-*MINU*TURE*CUPS/-..-*Uv’*MILK(!)?-..-*JUST*LIKE*UNCLE*ANNIS?_-*Dying*/-?
At*NINETY?_N’/-..(WYNNEWOOD'S*OKLA*HOMA!?)_-*AS*HIS*SECOND*WIFE?-..-AUNTIE*- -*MAUREEN?_..(STILL*COULD?_..*MAKE*/-..-THE*BEST*-(CHOCO*LATE/-..5*TIERED*?)-..-
-*CAKE*/-(WET*&*MOIST!)?-..-THAN*ALL*4*SISTERS/-..-EVEN*IF/-..CHESLEY*WOOD/-SHU*= 

-*MATE*STOLE/-..(-*HIS*MOTHER’S*!)..-ER’-LIL*IAN*COCKRAN’S(!)?-..*(MONEY*!)..-(?) *SPENT*/-&*LOST*- -*HIS*SHIRT!?)-on*(SURE*FIR-E*WALL*STREET(!)?-..-&*ASKED*ME/-..a*PER*TI*NENT*/-..? -..*QUES*TION*(!)?-..-*WHY*DID*YOU*/-..- -*LEAVE*US(!?)-&*-.. (!?) _ -..*ME*BEING*TRUE*TO*MYE*/.. -*SELF*/-&*..(-BEING*BROUGHT*UP/--*SOUTH*UV’/-? ..(MASON* DIX*-ON*LINE!)?-..-LIKE*a-SOUTHERN*UP*BRING*ING/-..-*SAID*YO*MAN(!?)- 

”-TOTE*THAT*BAR(!!)?-..(LIFT*THAT*BALE/-..-&*GETTA*a*LITTLE*DRUNK?-(???)-..-TO*FAIL*BAIL(!)?..-&*LAND*IN*JAIL*PALE(!?)-..-or-*BE*LIKE*a-/-..-*BAILED*OUT*FE*MALE(?)-..&*..-*JAILED*-n*SALE*/-*CHES*- LEY/-..-*******WOULD(!)?_>>(RE*MEMBER*wood*APPLE'S*/--or-(WHAT*EVER*Snake*FRUIT'S/-..-..-&*GOD’S*WILL*/-..-&*The*/-..-*ONLY*/-..-*EDEN’S*EXPLUSION!)?


Poet: Philip Lawrence Sherrod
Painter/Composer.
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3.  -takin’*LEAK(!)?-..N’*PREM*I*ER/-..-*BLUE*CHIP(!)?-


-*TOIL*ET(!)?-..-(TWIST*ED*TO*LEFT?)-?..(-BYe*STAR*CHILD?)-(ANGEL*Uv’*REVEL*ATION?)-?..-*GAB*I*ELLE*the*THIRD*(!)?
-SOME*ITALIAN*POLISH/-..-(BAND*GROUPIE*/-..-..-*WANNA*BE (!))? 
-..(THAT*CRITIZED*MY*-..-..(ORIGINAL*PIANO*COMPOSITIONS!))?-..
(-DOWN*STROKE/-..-*PLUMBER*BREAKER!?)-..-(DESTRUCTION*ALI*CREW/-..-/-..*BOSS*(!?)--FROM*PAKISTAN*POLITE*/-&*GABRIEL*THE*/- 

GREAT(!)?)-..-*THAT*CLAIMS*- ..-TO*HAVE*MADE(!)?-..-(!?)- ..-(HIS*OWN*BOX*GUITAR!)? –“I*MAKE*HOLES*/-*ANY*WHERE*(!?)-..-N’*CEILING*&..-*FLOOR*(!)?”

-THAT*NEED*BE(!)?-..-(&*SAID/-?..-“WE*NEED/-TO*HANG* OUT!)”?  -“&*I*MADE*BOX*GUITAR/-..(JUST*BEFORE*MY* -*MOTHER*(!))?-..-(THRU*ME*/-..-*OUTTA*HER*HOUSE(!))?
-FOR*ME*NOT*PAYING/-..-*THE*RENT!)”?-
(-&*BECAUSE*I*DIDN’T*HAVE*/-..-A*-JOB*(!))?

-“I*LOST*MY/-..(LAST*JOB*/-..-AS*PLUMBER*BREAKER(!))”?-..-(BE*CAUSE*I*DRILL*HOLES/-..-BE*FORE*I*MEASURE!)”?
-‘DOESN’T*MATTER/-..-*WE*NEED*TO-..(HANG*OUT!)”?
-“WHERE*-..(CON*CRETE*DUST/-..-&*PLASTER*DUST!!)”?

-“(-IS*MY*GIFT*/-..-TO*YOUR*PLACE/-&**TO*GOD’S*/-..-*TIME!)”?
&*I*LIKE*/-..-*(?)-..-to* Grink*..-*WHITE*LIGHTING(!)”?
-LIKE*POI*SEIDON*-or*-..-*LADY'S**GOD’s*NEPTUNE(!)”?
-(SWISH*ING*LIKE*/-..-the*PIE*CES*FISH*IES(!)?
--“YOU*KNOW/-..-(I*GO*BOTH*WAYS/-..(!?)-?
-Like*..-(GUINESS*STOUT/-..-“MYE*FRIEND(!))?
-LIKE*N’/-..-&*OUT(!)”?
..-“MYE*FRIEND(!))?


Poet: Philip Lawrence Sherrod
Painter/Composer.
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4.  -Sew*in’/-..(-Hole*N’/-..*Shirt*/-?..(-Like*Lillian*/-..-*Cock*Ran?))-(!?)


-On*My*Favorite-..(L.L.*Bean/-..*Green*&*White*Plaid/-..-*Shirt*!)?
While*En*Dulg*in’/-..-*My*Self/-..-wf’*Trader*Joes*(!?)-..(-Coffee*Bean*Blast!)?
(a-Cold*Cream/-?/-..-For*An*Iced/-..(-Diabetic*Mind*Frozen/--N’*Mi*nute**Wrink*le’s!)?
-&*Cross*/-..-*Hatchin’/-..-(Like*Past*Mistress/-..-La*Dol*ce’/-..-*Showedl*Me*(!))?-

-For*(Greater*Grip(!)?-..N’’/..-(Rotton*Material!)?-As*It’s/-..-*September*/-..&*I*Forgot(!))?
-To*Wish*Her*Happy*Birth*Day(!)?-..Wf’*(No*Heat*N’*Buildin’?)-..-N’*January*February(!)?
-This*Yr.s/-a*Like*Ly*/-*Re*peat(!)-..-*Uv’*Cold(!)?-*Ac*cording*To-*Poor*Richard’s*Al*Man*ac!
-Amer*I*ca’s/-?-..-*Be*Lievin’/-..(-N’Past*Moon*Phases?)-..-n’*Safe*Guard*in’/-..-a*Home*Land(!)?

-Watch*in’/-..-*Vizio*T.V./-..-(MY*SON*GOT*ME!)?-..-*WATCHIN’*/-..(-FL.STATE/-..vs.-..(?) NORTH*CAROLINA(!?))-..wf’/-..(ALL*RED*UNI*FORMS!)?-..-SEEM*IN’*LY*TEARING*UP(!)?
-THEIR*NATURAL*TURF(!)?-..-*CLEATED*TO*THE*MAX*GREEN*GRASs/-..(-*TORN*UP/-..-n’*CHUNKS!)?
-FLOR*I*DA*STATE-56/-..-*NORTH*CAR*O*LINA-41(!?)..-&*GAME*/-..(NOT*OVER*YET(!))?

-I*ROOTIN’/-..(-FOR*UNDER*DOG!)?-..-*&*(LO*SIN’/-..-*MY*SHIRT(!))?-..-*TO*FATE(!)?
-Caught*Up/-..IN*FALL’s*/-..—(*ROUGH*HOUSE*ENTER*TAIN*MENT(!))?-..-Uv’/-..*Turnin’-
(*GOLD**To*Red*(!))?-..-(LEAVES*ONE*LONGIN’(!)?-..-*Not*HEARIN’/-..-*FRANK*SIN-(!)?
-*ATRA’s*-*SINGING**Lazily*/-..(The*Autumn*Leaves*/-..-*CARESSES*THE*LEAVES/-..TEN-..

-ERLY(!)?-&*I*KNOW*FRANK/-..-(YOU*NEVER*MET?-..-*WANNA*BE*GOLFER/-?-(Antonino*-Guisseppo*Longo*Bardo*-Weirdo*/-?..-&*CATHOLIC*HERITIC/-(!?)-..*PSY*-
CHO*..-that*-AFTER * HIS*MOTH*-ER*DIED/-..(!?)--&*WANTED-TO*/-..-*COMMIT*SUICIDE/-..(As*Small*Time*/-*Pool*Hall*/-*Hustler*GAMBLER*!?)-&-..
-RATHER*THAN*WRITE/-.-.*HIS*CA*THAR*IS*..-*By*1stt*/-*of..-*JUNE*/-.-2014.(!?)

-to*Be*TITLED:..-”(-MAN/s*GENIUS*/-..*is*EQUAL*/.--*To**/-..–(* THE*SIM*PLIC*I*TY-(!?)
../*UV’/-***GOD’S (!)”? ..-*AS*WRITTEN/-*BYE*(?)..-*&**other*RAMBLINGS/-..-*UV’/-..-*A*-
..-SCHIZ**o**PHRENIC*/-(!?)-..-**SICILEAN*/-..-NYC*/-..(*CHEL*SEA*ALTERNATE*SIDE*?) -..*PARK*ING/-..*CO*PILOT/-?
..-*MAD*MAN*(!)”?-..-*SAYING*WHOSE*BALLS*R’-
*YO*-..*BUSTIN’*(?)


PHILIP LAWRENCE SHERROD NA
POET/PAINTER/-..&*COMPOSER!
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5.  –*STANDING*/-..-(On*Corner/-..*Uv’*AVE*A/-
..-&*11TH*STREET)-..-*NYC*(!)”?


-WF’/-JIM*BO/-*P*-(!?)-.a*..-*TEXAS*/-
..*PIANO*TEACHER*/-(?)
..*THAT*RUNS/-..tha’-*BROOKLYN*CLINTON*/-STEIN*WAY*PIANO*SCHOOL (!)?
..-WHO*-(UP*WALKS/--BUT*A*GUY/-..-*THAT*SAYS/-..*HE’S?-..*BILL*RILEY/?)
..(GERMAN*IRISH*!?)-..*THAT*-?-..*SUP*PO*SI*TION*ALLY*/-..-*(SHULD*-AVE’-
..-*BEEN*A*WRITER!?)?
..-*(STUDDERS*(!?))

..-&*SAY’S/-..(HE’S*a*WALKER!)?-..-a*JOHNNIE*TALKER(!?)-..-&*a*RED-*BALKER*(!?)
..*-WALKS*THE*AD*I*RON*DAKS?-..*TO*/-*-THA’*APPA*LA*CHIANS/-..(??)
- *TWICE*/-..(TIMES*TWO!)?-..-BE*CAUSE*I*HAD*ASKED*(!?)
-*HIM*3*WEEKS*BEFORE/-..-*WHIN*-..(-*DID*HE*/-*START**STUDDERING!)?-..&*HE’S*GOT*TEN*/-(-**TIMES*TWO?)_..tha’-(!?)-*WORSE*..-*AT*TALKING!)?- ..*&**HIS*BEARD*/-..(-WAS*FILLED*OUT/-..-WF’*O*DESSA--*EGG*/-*YOLKS*-
.. -*ON*IT(!)?
-..AND*-IT*..-(-LOOKED*GOOD/-..-*GRIZZED*&*GRAY/-..-*TO*BLACK*/-(!?) 
..-*TO* -a-*YELL-OW*ED***SOCIAL*JOKE(!)?

-THEN*SOME*PIGEON*FLEW/-..-*AT*US/-..-(LIKE*SOME*-*AVIAN*-(!?)-..-IN*TER*-
..*BOMB*ING/- ..-literal*-*INTER*FEAR*-*ANCE!?))..&*-(DROPPIN’/-..A*MO*TEL*ED*-*FEATHER* or-*TWO!)?-..&*”*JIMBO*’s*EYES/-..-(SHONE*COLD*/-..-LIKE*MID*NIGHT/-
*SUN(!?))-..&*(I*KNEW/-..I*WASN’T*GITTING/-..-ANY*SMARTER/-BYE*HIS*TONGUE’S
-..*EMP*TY*VAC**U**OUS*/-..-&*WORD*ED*******-VIBRATION!)?
-SO*I*TOLD*THA’*BOYS/-..(-I*WAS*LOSING*a-*GRIP/-..-ON*REAL*AL*/-ITY/-?..
-..AS*I*WAS*ACH*ING/-..(MORE*THAN*USUAL/-..-FROM*sore*PIANO*FINGERS(!)?
..-BEEN*PLAYING/-..-*TO*HARD*/-..ON*WEBER*/-..(OUT*N’-SOUTH*ORANGE-NJ?)?

-THEN*(SOME*CHIC*/-..-NOT*BEING*/-*SOCIALLY*POLITE/-..-*WIGGLED*BYE(!))?
-(TALKING*LOUD*/-..-*AR*GUE*I*NG*/-..-*VO*RACISIT’s*LY(!)?-..-(COVERED*WF’/-?
-..*TATOOED*INK/-..(ROMANCE*UNTO*/-..-*TATOOED*VISIONS)?-..?)-..*IMAGES*/-?
-*DONE*BADLY*/-..-(BYE*HER*SELF/-..-OR*LES*BO*AN*BUDDY!)?-..(LIPS*TU*LIPS!)?


PHILIP LAWRENCE SHERROD NA
POET/PAINTER/-..&*COMPOSER!
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6.    -Some*People/-..-*Say/-..-I*HAVE*A?_-*TENDENCY(!)?..-TO*-?

-CUT*MYE*NOSE/-..*OFF(!)?-N’*SPITE(!)?-..UV’(MYE*FACE!)?
..But/-..Wat*Do/-..Some*People/-..*KNOW*(!?)_..’BOUT*TEA(!?)?
..N”*China(!)?-..-Be*IT?_..(*GREEN*?-..or*/-ORANGE*PEKOE!)?
..*DRINKING*/-..-Can*Be*Optional(!)?-..-Wf’/-..One’s*Little*-F*-
.. in*-ger-/-..*UP*/-..&-*LEGS*CROSSED(!?)..-Like*What/-..*Would*/-..-Kate*Schmidt*/-..*Do(!)?
..If*I*LEFT*HER*UP*/-..*TO/-..*SOME*MEANS*/-..NOT*OF*/-..(HER*OWN/-*CHO*SING(!?)..-&-**DUEL*/-..*ING*..-WF’*OUT(!)?
..-ANY*SHARP*/-..-&**SASSY/-..&*TO*/-..-THA’*POINT(!)?
-LIKE*EMPTY*?-/-..*RHE*TORIC*(!)?-..-&NOT**BEING/-..-*LE*NI*ENT(!)?
..-”MEANS*LET/-..(*THE*/-..-*BOAT*FLOAT!)”?
-(TILL*SOME*OTHER/-..-*DAY*/-..-*SHOWS*UP/-(?)
..NOT*QUITE/-..*OUR*SENIOR!)?
..N’-(OTHER*WORDS/-‘S../-DON’T*B*/-.*A/-...*CHOO*SY*(!)?-
-*FLOO*SEY(!)?..or-&-BE*CAUSE*AC*CORDING/-..-*tu*WIKI*PED/-**IA(!)?
..(“CHOO*SY*WIVES*/-..-*CHOOSE*SMITH!)?..&*IF*YOU’RE/-..
-NOT*GONNA*MAKE/-..*STEAK*/-..n’*Hot*OVEN(!)?-..-*YOU*’RE/-..-*NOT*GO*ING-(?)-
..-MAKE*A/-..KRAZY*SALAD(!)”?..Or*HIKE/-* ..-*YUR*DRESS*UP(!)?..-*AFTER*-/-*MID*NIGHT(!)?..-*on*A*LAKE(!)?-..-*TU*SHAY*-*AS*ALL*THE*WAY*(!)?
-(ER*RATIUM:-“If you’re/-..Not*Gonna/-..*Make*/-.-.The*Effort(!?)
..-To*Be/-..*Enter*taining,?- *I’m*Not/-..-Gonna*Go/-..-The*Extra*Mile(!? )-..Like*It’s/-..So*Hard/-..To*Listen*(?)--../(*SNICKER*)-..-To*Some*Body  -(!)”?)..-Like*-an*(AMERICAN*DAD!)?-..-*WAT’S*WRONG/-..WF’/-..TEA*BUDS(!)?-..IS*IT(!?)-../-a*..Philosophy-*/-..uv’.LIKE*-..*N’-..(TEAS*DALE*UTAH!)?
..-It*Has..a-(POST*OFFICE!)?..Wf’/-..ZIP*CODE*84773(!)?
..Some*Wher’/-.-*between*/-..the*DIXIE/-..&*?-_*MASON*FISH*LAKE*(?)
-..-..-&*-a*(NATIONAL*FOREST!)”


PHILIP LAWRENCE SHERROD NA
POET/PAINTER/-..&*COMPOSER!
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7.    –SITTIN’*STILL*/-..-*LIKE*SENIOR*CITI*ZEN/-..-*LOOKIN’*OUT(!)?


-..-THUR*DARK*EN*/-..-*WINDOW*(!)?  -NOT*ABLE*TO*TELL-(!)?
-..(WHICH*WAY’S*UP(!)?-..-OR*DOWN(!)”?..-*CAUGHT*N’/-a*-*MO*MENT’S*LA*MANCE(!)?
-..Uv’-IN*SIDE*/-OUT*SIDE*DREAM(!)?-..-REMI*NISCIN’/..-to-..the*PAIN*UV’*IT*ALL(!)?
-GONE*BLANK/-..-LIKE*ALT*ZEIMER’S/-..-(OLD*MAN*n’/-..(-UH’..-*WRINKLED*TOES*SHOES*!)?

-POLISHED*BYE*LIFE’S/-..(SOBERING*MO*MENTS!(?)-..-*UV’/-..-*USING*MYE*PUNCT*U-
-*ATION!)?-..-*STARING*AT*TIME’S*PAST/*/-*BYE(!)?-/-(*UN*FOCUS*ED*&*BLURRED*-? *FORMS?)  ..-Ms.*ENGLISH/-..(-SAID*I*COULDN’T*USE!)?-..-(..-OR*NEVER*WOULD!)? ???-.(BE*ABLE*TO(!))? ..-WRITE*LIKE*THIS(!)”?-..(THAT*I*..-*AD*LIB*BED*/-..*TO*MUCH!)?-“HANG*IT*/-..--*ALL”(!?)-?-..-N’*a-..(ARTIST’S*LUNCH*BOX/-..-or-*PAINTER’S*HAND*BASK -*KET!)-(LIKE*JESUS’S*HANG*ING/-?-ON*LORRAINE’S*WALL/-..-*WF’*MYE*/WAD*/*GUM(?)

-STUCK*TO*HIS*SHOULDER(!)_?..-OR*(BETTER*STILL/-..-*GIVE*a*GOOSE*GOBB*LIN’(!?))-..(LIKE*THIS*ORANGE/-.-*SLICED*IN*8’s! ..*SLICED*IN*4's*2’s!)? --(VIT.*C/-..-/-*SLICED*IN*8 ’s!)? *RE*DUCE*ED !?)- (-To*(ORANGE*COLORED*/-..-*CRESCENT*YELLOW*ED*MO*ONS- (!))?-..if*icould* /-..-*ONLY*SEE/-(!!?) ..*ZELDA*BROOKS/-Tha’*WAY/-..-SHE*USTA*-/*LOOK! ) ?-..wf’/-..(Her*/-..-*Little*POINTED*TITS!)?_..-*&*RED*LIP*STICK(!)?..-&*PAINTED*RED*NAILS(!)?-..-TO*THINK*/-(!?)-..
-SHE*TOLD*ME/-..N’/-..1954(?) -..*THAT*SHE*FUCKED*/-..(SOME*GUY -? ) –for*-..-(!?)-(*IF*HE’D/-..-*BRING*HER*/-..-*TO*LAWTON-?) /-..(TO*GIT*/-..-*TO*SEE*ME?)-..-&*PRO*POSE(!)?-..*MARRIAGE*(!)?/-..-(POOR*GIRL's!)?-..-*REAL*PATHETIC*DREAM/-(!)?-..-200*MILES/-..*FROM*- -..(OK*CITY!)-..-(&*LOSIN*VIR*GIN*ITY!)?_..-*ON*ROUTE*66/-..-*N’/-..*OKLA*- -*HOMA(!)?--“*HOW*WOMEN*’AVE*NOT*/-..-“*CHANGED*BUT**NOW*(!)?..-(*FROM*TIME*/-..-*TO*TIME*/-..-*IM*MORR*IUM(!))?

  
PHILIP LAWRENCE SHERROD NA
POET/PAINTER/-..&*COMPOSER!
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8.  -Somewher’-..(near*Second*Toilet/-..&*(-light*Switch!/-..
-She*said))?


-“DontWorry/-..-*You*Say*thing’s(!)?..*That*Other*/-*People’s(!)?-
..are*Thinking- (!)?-..Then*she*Said/-(!?)- ..-”You*Don’t*Know/-
Who*I*-*Am(!)”? &*..reMinding*me/-
..uv’/-“Helena’s*SHERROD’S******Statement(!)?-After*14yrs./-..Of*/-..Off*/-..&*On(!)?..-“You*(never*Knew*me!)”
?-which*-Means*/-..(Ther’/-..”Must*be*Secret*code/-..Going*on/-
..*Here*(!) )?-..like/-..MAGNA*CUM’E/-..*LAUDE/-..*Sirens*(!)?-
..WF’/-..(GREAT*PRAISE! )?/-..*PER*TAINinG*/-..To’-*WOMAN’S* *DESIRE/-..T’B’/-..
CON*SCIO- ..*U *S LY*/-..B’-..*Tween!(?)
***Factions/-..(?)=*MYSTERIOUSLY*.&.*DECEPTIVE*
*MEANS(!)?
-*ANY*WAY*/-..-HELEN*LIEBHABER/-..CALLING*UP/-..
(TODAY’S/-..Jibber*ing(?)-..-BIBBLING*..-*BABBISH(!)?
-after 4*Phone*Calls/-..-SPEAK(ing*/-..a*LANG*uage/-..
..-Iv’e/-..(NEVER*HEARD/-..&*DOESN’T*/-..*EXIST!(?)
..-EXCEPT/-..BYE*literal*ALIENS(!)?
..ME*HEARING/-..-a*WHIRLING*SOUND/-..-LIKE*-(UFO)?
-ON*PHONE*-(?)

-HER*(IN*CARCE*ARATED/-..-FROM*ONE*LOONEY*BEN*-
..TO*ANOTHER!)?-..-HAS*CALLED*ME*RELIGIOUS*LY_(!?)
..FOR*TIME*IN*MORRIUM/-..BEING*BORN*N’/-..1956?-..A*
CHINESE*CANCER*SHEEPIE/-..INCLINED*TO*NEVER*LEAVE/
-..THA’*FLOCK*/-..(FOR*FEAR/-..UV’/-..*FREEZING**MENTALED*
*LOVE*/-!)-..&*(HER*ATTEMPT*/-..*OF*AB*SOLVING*A*MEM-
ORY*-WF’/-..(*TOTAL*/-..-*USE*LESS*RE*CALL/-..(THAT*WE*/-..***
HAD *TRIP*LETS(!))?-..-40YEARS*WITHOUT*HAVING*SEX/-..-OR*
*PHYS*I*CAL*CON***TACTN’/-..n’*1975(!)?-HER*PEEING*ON*TREE*/-..
IN*/-*(BOSTON*- P-ARK?)-..*ARRESTED*BYE*COPS-(!?)--&*HELENA*HANDIN”(Me*/-..DA’*PHONE(!))? ..-FROM*TAKING*LSD*DRUG*/-..&*WANTING*ME*
-..*TO*BAIL*’ER*OUT*(!)))))


PHILIP LAWRENCE SHERROD NA
POET/PAINTER/-..&*COMPOSER!
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9.  –I*Did’not*Get(!?)-..
-(MYE*SECOND*STROKE(!))?



-UV*/-..-*SO*CRI*AC*TIC*/-*ARTH*RITIS(!?)
-&*SCI*ACT*ICA/-..*ATTACK*/-..*EASY*I*LY(!?)-
..-BUT**ENDING*UP/-..-*IN*CAPE*ABLE-&*=
(NOT*ABLE*TO*WALK!)?_..-*LIKE*LAZARUS-*UV’/-..*BETH*ANY(!?)-
-OR*IN*CIDENTLY*-..(LIKE*-..-MARILYN*LAZIRUS?)
(ONE*UV’*MYE*SUMMIT/-..-*SO.*ORANGE-*STU*-.. DENTS(!?))-..-For*SOME*ODD*YEARS/-..-(MAY*BE*
-18*+26*TORCH*UR*OUS*YEARS(!?)-..-&*TO*TRY/-..-*TO*-..-(TO*GET*HER!?)-..-TO*BE*LIEVE*N’/-..-.*HER* SELF!)?-..-&**HER/-..***PAINTINGS(!)?
-ALL*THE*WAY*BACK*/-..(TO*SYRA*CUSE**UN*I*VERSITY!?)?

-WHERE*HER/-..(ABILITY/-..TO*DRAW!?)-..*GAVE*-
*HER?_>>(SOME*NAT*UR*AL/-..-*COMFORT*!)?-..-*AND*BEFORE*/-..*SHE*RE*AL*LIZED/-..*AFTER*3-
CHILDREN/-..-&*YALE*/-..-*HER*HUSBAND*/(!?)-..-(THAT*THEY*WEREN’T/-..-ALL*** -*THAT*(!?)-..(-“HAS*RETURNED/-..TO*CON*/-..*FRONT*/-..(THE*WORLD/-..-UNDER*MYE*/-..*MASTER*SHIP*/-..-*TUTE*A*LEDGE(!))”?
-BUT*-(COULD*NOT*RE*CON*CILE/-..-THE*PASSION*ATE*/ -..-DIFFER*ENCES/-..-*’WITH*IN/-*or-..-(*WITH*OUT*ME(!))?
-&*(Had*Two*Brothers!?)-..-THAT*OPTED*OUT(!)?
-OF*LIFE(!)?-..-MAY*BE/-..(LEAVE*-*NING*HER*SL-
IGHT*LY*CON*FUSED(!)?-..-TO*SAY*THE*LEAST!(?)

-FOR*RES*POND*ING/-..(&*RE*TURN*ING/-..
-TO*DRAWING*/-..(-CARE*FULLY*RENDER*ING-
..-SOME*IL*LUSIONS*/-..-*TO*REAL*ISTIC*GLANDS!))?-..
-&*IN*HER(*BLACK*MOODS/-?)..-COMES*UP/-..?
-WF’-..(SOME*/-..-*BEAUTIFUL*THINGS(!))?

-UV’/-..(LIFE*BEING*/-..(!?)-
..(-CON*SIDER*ED*DOWN*HILL/-..-*SINCE*30yrs-
..-(-old-(?)..-&*BYE*TWO*COMMAS?_-BEING*a--..*NO*MAD*IC*NEW*Jersey*JEW(!)-Wandering*Around*N/-..(PSYCH*COTIC*JAIL?)-
-&*(BECAUSE*NEVER*VISITING*tha..-*WAILING*WALL*!?)_..-&*BECAUSE*JESUS*/-..-*WASNT*POPULAR/-..N’(HIS*TIME!)?-/-or-..(20TH&*21st*Century(!))?
-GOT*A*JOB/-..*MARRIED*ARIES/-..*MALE*YALE/-..&*Went*thru*/-
..(THE*DO*MES*TIC*/-..*RIG*A*MA-
..*GA*/-..*ROE(!)?
..-AS*(BEST*SHE*COULD!)(?)
-(BEING*A-*kind*LADY!)


PHILIP LAWRENCE SHERROD NA
POET/PAINTER/-..&*COMPOSER!
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10.  AS*FOR*/-(PRACT*I*CAL*MEASURES!?)?


-I*LIKE*IT*/-..(WHEN*I*SEE!)?
-(SWAMP*GRASS*WAVING*..*N-*FIELDS*
-GUSTING***AS/-..*OUT*UV/-*WINDS*..-*NU*MER*I*CAL*/-..-*IN*/-*AC*CU*RAC*I*T-*IES!)?

-ITS*LIKE*OWN*ING/-..(MORE*OBJECTS/-..*THAN-..ONE*WANTS/-..-TO*TAKE*CARE*UV(!?

)-*LIKE*..-(HOW*MANY*SEEDS/-..TO*a-*SWAMP*GRASS*-
..-*HEA*VEN!)?

-LIKE*HUMANS*TOSSED*UP/-..*TO-(RE*PEATING*-*PREVAIL*ING*WINDS!)?

-I*WISH*/-..(SHE*HAD*NT*COUNTED*THEM!)?
-ON*TWO*FINGERS/-..-*TIMES*10(!)?-or*-*SHE*SHOULD*AVE*/-..(USED*/-..-*HER*OWN*COM*PU*TER!)?
-A(**FE*MINIST*/-..WF*IRISH**HEARTS*UP/-..&*DOWN*/-..*MA*CHINE*(!?)
-TALK*ING*ON*PHONE/-..*FAK*ING*TO*HER*SELF/-
TO*BE/-..a*YOUNGER-..-*Ms.CARNEY(!)?
(A*Small*Time*Fi*AS*CO*/-..jr.*Cameron*college*MATH*TEACHER!)
IN*CLINE*D/-..(TO*EX*TREME*LY*LOUD*VOICE!)
A*BUSING*HER*STUDENTS*/-..-*EVEN*MORE!)?
-wf'-*PI*R’*/-..*SQUARE*(!)?-DE*CLARING*MATH*-
..-(*******TO*BE*-IM*POR*TANT(!)?

-FOR*LIFE(!)?-..Mr.*SHER*ROD*/-.
.-DO*YOU*STILL*HEAR/-..**MYE*VOICE(!?)?

-E*RASE/-..(THA/-..*WHITE*CHALK*FORM*U*LAS?-..-ON*
(THA*BLACK*BOARD(!))?
-&*(START*AGAIN!!!!!!!)?

-I*DONT*KNOW*/-..-WHY*YOU*DONT*GET-
IT(!)? –&*I*KNow*/-..(You*R'/-..NOT*A*DUMMY!)?YOU*GOTTA*STOP*/-..*PLAYING*-
(TOUCH*FOOT*BALL/-..-ON*CAMPUS*LAWN(!))?
-COME*TO*CLASS/-..*IN*STEAD*OF/-..*GO*ING
-*FISH*ING(!)?    -DID*YOU*CLEAN/-..YOUR*M-1-..-*R.O.T.C.*RIFLE(!?)-..*THIS*WEEK(!)?
-IS*THA*BARREL/-..*BORE*SEE*THRU(!)?

-To*BE*CON*TIN*UED(!)?-
-After*hitting*CAP*TAIN/-..(-*HIM*CALL*ING*ME?_
-a*-SON*OF*BITCH!/-..(FOR*MARCH*ING/-..MY*SQUAD-..-*BACK*WARDS/-..-AS*JOKE/-..&**FUN-..&*RID*I*CULE/-..*UV/-(COM*PULSEA*TORY*MILI*TARY*2*YEAR*COLLEGE!) !(?)-..-*DAVID*FUNK*/-..-*CAP*TAIN*THEN-..
(!?)-..-&*TO*BE*COME*/->>..*ONE*STAR/-..-TO*4*STAR****-BROWN*NOSE*GENERAL(!?)-

-SET*ME*UP*/-..(-FOR*COURT*/-..-*MAR*SHALL!)?
-BUT*THE*/-..*PRE*SIDING/-..(-MAJOR*N/-..*CHARGE**POWERS*THAT*BE/-..*GAVE*ME/-..-An*HONOR*ABLE/-..*DIS*CHARGE(!!)?-..in*STEAD*/-..-&*PROMOTED*ME*/-..(FROM*PRI*VATE/-..To*SARGE*ENT*MAJOR(!)?   ..-&*N/-..
the*-*OKLA*HOMA*SUN*/-..-I*GOT*THA*BOYS/-
N*/-..*SHAPE*/-(!?)-..(-bye*MARCH*ING*THEM/-..*4TO-..-*5HRS./-
N/-..105*Degree*Weather*/-....*TILL*-
..-*THEy*-..-*PASSED*OuT!)?

..-(WITH*OUT*ANY*FUR*THER/-?
..-*O*BLI*GA*TORY*/-..-*ARMY*SER*VICE(!)?
-(*POSS*I*BLE*!)?    -..WHOOP*PEEE(!)?


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POET/PAINTER/-..&*COMPOSER!
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11.  -START*A*GAIN(!)?-..


-I*DONT*KNOW*/-..(WHY*YO*GOT*IT!)?  ..(PRO*MOT*ED/-..N/-*LIFE*/-..-TO*SARGE*NT*MA*JOR*/-..(ENDING*UP*N/-..SOUTH*ORANGE*/-..*PLAYING*PIANO)-..(?)
-&*TEACH*ING*(MASTER*LIFE*CLASS/-..WF*LIVE*-
*NUDE*MODEL(!))?-..or-(*STILL*LIFE*wf/-..*VASE*/-..UV/-*some*-..(DEAD*WINTER*FLOWERS!)?

-WF/-..(HEAVY*BROGUEs*   
HY*STER*I*CAL*-S*JEW*ISH*MOTHERS!)?
-GA*GA*/-..&*-MUMB*LING*N/-..*YID*DISH(!)?
-N/-..*CO*HER*ENT*LY*(!)?

-How*THE*WANT*TO*GO*-(to*PROMISED*
-*LAND*/-..or*-/Visit*NEW*YORK*CITY/-..*On*LOWER*EAST*SIDE/-..(FOR*PICKLE*FEST-*I*VAL(!))?)
(-&*-THAT*THE*PICKLES/-..-*TASTE*BETTER*!(?)-..-oN/-(?)
-(NAT*ION*AL*PICKLE*DAY!)?

-me*missing*LOW*ER*EAST*SIDE*/-..*RE*VEIL*RIE(!)? 
=(GIVE*or*-TAKE*a-*KOSH*ER*PAR*-VE*/-
(HOR*I*ZON*TAL-
or*VERTI*CLE(!)?

-(GIVE*UN*TO/-..CAESAR*/-..*THAT*WHICH-
..-IS*CAE*SARS(!)?

-(GIVE*UN*TO/-..SHER*ROD*/-..*THAT*WHICH-
..-IS*SHER*RODS’”(!)?

-fini!



 POETRY*BOOK:26     
                  -”*79*QUI*NINE*TIME*(!)”?

POET: PHILIP LAWRENCE SHERROD NA

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