Saturday, October 18, 2014

POETRY BOOK: 25 SIDE*WALK*SCRABBLE(!)? ©philiplawrencesherrod-poet.-2007



POETRY BOOK: 25

 SIDE*WALK*SCRABBLE(!)?
©philiplawrencesherrod-poet.-2007


-February*22nd/-?..&*(-Black/-*Ice*Forming/-?..Between*The/-?..*2-..(-Night*Clubs/-?..&/-*Cutting*Room!))


-Voices*Echoing/-?..(-Real*/-?-Or*/Un*Real/-?..-&Vivian’s*Verbal*Honey)-?..-(Sweeter*Than*/-?..Sticky*Wh-
ite*/-*Flies(!)?..-*Memory*)..-&*No*Bee’s/-?..To*-(*Muster*/-?..This*/-?..*Mental*Snow!)?-..&Car’s*Motor’s/-?..
-Sputer’..*-ings(!)?-..&*Grinding’s*/-?..-&*Dura*Cells/-?..*Batterie’r’s(!)?)-???..&*Her*Voice*Shrill/-?..As*-(Beau- mont*Sleet’s!)?-..Large*Flakes/-?..-(Maybe*Female/-?..Fell*Slowly*/-?-&*Fastly!)?-..Mye*Thumbs/-..*Turning*

*Numb(!?)-If*-Not*To*Say/-?-(Deaf*/-?..N*Dumb*!)?..-A*Teacher’s/-?-Going’s*On’s/-?..-&*(Mye*Hammer!-&
-*Anvil*Tired -!)?..-As*(Inner*Ear/-?..-Gone*Sour/-?..&*N/-?..&*Epi*leptic*Fit!)?..-5:10am/-?..&*/-Day*Birds*/-!? ?..Aren’t*(-Up*Yet !)?..-Woe*Is*Me/-?..N’Epicurean*/-?..*Delight*-&*Bon*Vivant/-?..*Gourmet!)?-Savory*Ing/-?..Mye*(Little*Wurd/-..*Turd*Treasures!?..-A*Connoiuseur*N’*Gourmand!)(?)-..Gastr*onome*But/-*Also?..-A-Penny*Less/-

..*Hed*On/-???..-ist (!)?-..Still*Fighting-(Capitalist*Survival!)?-All*(Mye*/-..*Heros*Slain/-?..Only*I/-*Left/-?-*Stand
-ing!)-..But*Not*/-..?..With*Out*Abusement(!)?-”For*What*Reason/-?-..Do*I*Deserve*This!”(?)-Mye*Mother*Spe aking/-..To*Me/-?..(-As*If*/-*Here!/-..On*Earth/-?..To*Make*It/-..*More*Plauseable!)-??? ..&*The*Answer/-?-*Comes*/-?..-Out*Yes(!)?-&*With/-*Out/-?-a*Mother’s-*Forgiveness!(?)-“You*Should..(-Be*Ever/-(???) ..*So*Kind/-*..*&Humble!)”?

(-God*Knows!)?..It’s*True*(!)?
..-But*(-The*Crow’s*/-..*Still/-?..At*Top*Uv’Room!)?..-An*Over*/Caw’-nt*Observor!(?)
-Not*Like-..(Edgar..- Allen’s*Raven!)?-..But*Same*/-*Fateful*/-..*Omen(!)?-..A-*Talking*Albatross/-?..-Bent*On*/-..*Flying/-?
-For*Ever(!)?-..N’(This*/-?..(Topsy*Turvy*/-..?..-*Caucious*Lull!)?-..Of*(Space*less/-?..*Visual*Demention!)?-..Like*
“Rhyme*/-..Uv’Ancient*Mariner!”?(?)-..Gone*(*Street*/-?..*People/-*?..Or*Just*Bum)-?..Out*Uv’-*Memory**Luck!(?)

But*Wat*Tha/-?..’*Fuck*(!)?-..As*(Commoner’s*Say/-?..It*Sucks!)?-Being*/-..An*Aristo*-*telian/-?..&*No*Party*Caucus(!)?
How*Many*Votes/-?.Duz’*A*/-?..(Good*Man*Need!)?-..-Wf’(-*Arabian*Stallion/-?..At*His/-?..*Stead's*Disposal!)?-Up*&
N’-(Tha’Saddle/-?..*Like*(-Brahma*Bull/-?*Rider!)?-..Rare’in’/-..TO*Go(!)?-..After*Eatin’..(Wolf*Brand*Chilli!/-&*W-
F’Out*/-*Beans(!))?-&*Fartin’/-*?-Ones’*Way/-?-N’to*Second*/-..*Child*hood(!)?-..Like*Philly/-?..Tha’T/-..*Female*Slid(!)?

-Her*Voice*/-?..Into*Mine/-?..&Beyond*Me/-?-???-(A*Black*Widow/-?..*Counting*Tha’*Numbers(!)?-&*Spinning*/-?..(-Her*Needfull*Web/-?..-N’To-..(-Fanat*-acism’s*..De*voure-ment!)))?

-VIV(!?)-..VIV(!?)-..VIV(!?)
-you*(Never*GIVE!?)-..What’s*REALLY*(!?)
an-..O’SHAUNESSEY(!?)



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-Finding*It*Difficult/-..To*Comprehend(!)?-..That*(-*Publisherís/-..*Clearing*House!)/-*Should*Send-?


-*Me(!)?-..(-SEXUAL*POSITIONS/-?..&*DVD/-?..-FOR*LOVERS!)?-..&-*CREATIVE*POSITIONS/-(?) ..FOR*LOVERS(!?)?-..For*ONLY/-?..(4*PAYMENTS/-..(-FINAL*MARK*DOWN!)?-..Each*ONLY-?? ..($4.49!)..*TOTALíING/-?..(SUM*ABSURD*PAYMENT!)?-..When*Ií’Love/-Er’-..DoneThem*/..?-All*Ready(!)?
-As(-FREE*/-..-*BEEsies!)?..-But*It*Proves/-?..(Street*People*Talk!)?..-About*..-(Wat*ís*Important!)?..-&*

Rel*~Eí/-*vant(!)?-&..îLet*..*Americans*(-Top*Sex*Educators/-..Help*You/-..To*Achieve/-..(-A*Full*&*Fun-?
-Sex*Life!)î?-..íWhose*Kidding/-*Who(!)?-..From*The*Privacy/-..Of*Your*Home(!)?-To*Like*Lorraine-
Likes*Best/-..To*Do*It/-..Ní*Cars/-?-..Any*Where(!)?-..(So*Do*I!)?-..But*(4*Typical*Couples/-(?)-Will*
Illustrate/-(?)-..(Specific*Positions/-For*Longer/-..Than*20Minutes?)-..Wf’-(More*Pleasureable*LOVE*M

-AKING!)?..-Which*Is/-..(Exactly*Tha’*Problem!)?-The*Issue/-..Uví*Sexxx!(?)-Wf*A*Triple*X(!)?)..Sh-
uld*N- ot*Be*Telegraph-ed*..(Bye*Time!)?-..Rather*Than*Love(!)?-Which*Presents/-..(No*Performance*P-
rob- lems!)?-Much*Less-?(How*Big*Am*i?)..Ní*Your(-Living*Room/-..Erí*Bed*Room!)?-Am*i*Pleasing/ *Mye*Self!?)-..&*Not*Yu-(!)?-..Erí..(Like*Thaí*Dirty*Dozen!)?-..How*Many*Times/-..(Can*I*Climax*Y-

ou! )? -Yet*Sheila*Remember-S(!?)?-..With*Myself/-..Climaxing*(52*Times/-..Ní*2*Hours/-..&*A*Half!)(?)-*Hours!)?..Eyes*Fluttering/-..Like*Butt-ter*Fly/-..On*Opium*Recall(!)?-..Licking*Thaí(Poppy*Seeds!)?-Not*
At(-Cait*Ní*Abbeyís!)-..Like*Jessica(!)?-..Erí*Chole(!)?-..Looking*At(-Red*Hearts/-..On*Valentineís*Day!)?
-Like*/-..When*I*(Grow*Up/-..I*Will!)?-..Do*(Something/-..Like*That!)?-..&*îGod*Bless*America/-..She*W

-ill!)?()-..But*/-..(Wonder*What*Happen/-..To*Architect/-?..That*Was*Turned*Down!)?-..Down*town-Offer-
ing/-..(?)-..Via*(Thaí..Number*Uví9!)?-..Every*Thing/-..Times*That!)?-..Slumped*Over/-Ní..(Sweet*Shop!)?- Wfí(Huge*Growth-?-On*(Right*Hand/-..From*Hungarian*Sources/-..&*Born)-Ní*Argentina!)?-..That*Failed
/- ..To*Get*The*Job!)?..-Uví(World*Trade*Towers*Down!)?-Wfí(Nine**Fountains/-?-Sexually*Gurgling(!))?

Like*On*MYE..(-TUESDAYís/-(?)-Coffee*Cup)-..Wfí(WURDS*WRITTEN!)?-ìWALL*STREET*WARR-
-IORS!î..&*(-I*Got/-..MYE*/-..MOJO*WORKING!)?-..&*On(-BACK*SIDE/..?-WURDS*WRITTEN/-..(?)
-(ìITíS/-..(LEGALIZED*GAMBLING/-?..-AT*ITíS*FINEST!))?-ME*REMEMBERING/-..(2)-60lb.(*Bags-
-*Carried*/-..from*(Red*Apple!)?-..(-Groceries*Store/-..8thAve./-..in..1970!)/-..&*Meeting*Patriotic*Laura/-

-Waving*(The*All*American*Flag!)?-..N’(Red*Dress/-..From*LONDON!)?-Laying*On*Back*QUIVER*INí!



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-Being*(Taken*Care*Of/-?/-.Like*..(-Blue*Tick*Hound)(!)?..-&*Sittin’*On/-?..(-Front*Porch/-?..*Swing!)?..Uv’..(Small*Shack!?)-..N’(-Applalachian*Trail!)?..-NYC*Swinger*/-?..-Cooling*It(!)..-Wf’(-Tha’/..*Breezies!)?-Long*Time/-..-No*See(!)?-..-Life’s*(-Tha’*Way/-..-Should*Be(!))?..-Just*Hanging*Out/-?..Wf’..(-Tha’*Birds!)?&*..(North*Carolinian/-?..-One*Eyed*Bitch!)?..*Hoofing*It*Up/-?..-Tween*(-Pig’s*Trough/-..&*Mye*Nature!)?-Cato*Kalipto/-?..*Mer’Acto(!?)-..&*Drinkin’(Moon*Shine!)?..-Stronger*Than..(Jim*Beam!)?-Er’(Subtle*As*M-oon*Be-am!)?-..Looking*At..The**Endless..(Milky*Way!)?-Her*Scootin’*Ovur/-..(Mye*Way!)?-Her*Breast/-*?
H-eart*Pumpin’(!)?..-*Through*..(Skinny*Hearted/-?..*Flowers!)?..-Lip*Stick/-?..*Plastered..(-On*Lips*Full/-&*B
eGuil-ed!)?..To*..(-Holding*Hands!)?-&*Reaching(!)?-..Into*(-Mye*Pocket/-?..For*/-?..-Spiritual*Light!)?-.Gig
g-Ling/-?..(20*Year*Old!)?-..But*Seeing/-?..Tha’*Light!)?-..And*Wandered*Off/-?..(-Singing*Sum/-illy*Song!)?

-About*..(Black*Bear/-?-Don’t*Scare/-?-Me*None!)?..-Me*Feelin’*Chill(!)?-..(Set*Ovur/-?..-Mye*Old*Bones!)?
After*/-Tha’..(*Flesh../-Had*Removed/-*Itself!)?..-Don’t*Know/-?..How*(Mye*..Fool*Brain(!)?-Became*Lame!) (?)-But*Then/-(?)..-Tha’(Rustle*Uv’/-?..(Wet*Leaves!))?-..(Made*Me*Feel(?)-..Un*easy(!))?-..Something*Was*-?(-Moving*/-..N’*Tha’/-..*Under*Brush!)?..Fat*Chance/-?..I*Said/-..&*Shifted(!)?-..On*..(-Damp*/-Wood*Now!)?

-Remembering*Some*Thing(!)?-..(-About*Child*Hood!)?-Vaguely*..(-Recalling*/-?..-Endless*Meanderings!)?-
Set*Forth/-?..Bye*(-Nature’s*/-Sub*Conscious..*Calamity’s!)?-Brought*Me*Back(!?)-..To*Her*Saying(!?)-”(Do*
You*/-Love*-Me!”?)..Me*Shoo*sing*Her/-?-..(-Telling*Her*/-?..-To*Be/-..*Quite!)?-Some*Things/-?-..N’(Tha’*U-
nder*Brush!)?-Me*Getting*Up/-(?)-Wf’(Mye*Shackles/-..Standing*Up)-..On*(Base*Uv’*Neck!)?-Howlin’(At*Mo-

on/-?..Like*Bl-lue*Tick*Hound(!?)?-..Chasing*..(-APiedmont*/-?..Ra*Coon!)..-Ripping*Caracass*Apart/-Baying/-?..-21*Killer*Hounds/-?..-Charging*..(Through*Under*Brush/-?-Howling/-*&*Squealing/-?-Yelping/-?..Yelling*U pon*(Mye*Soul!))?-&*Treein’..(-Big Beautiful**RaCoon!)?-High*Up/-N’-(Big*Elm*Tree!)?-Me*Shiverin’/-Wet?/-T ired?-..?-Confused*/-&*Tha'..(Short*Report/-!?..Uv'*Gun*Shot/-?.-.Brought*Tha'../-*Animal*Down!)(?)-..(-Life*R

ipped*Apart/-?-N’*Front*Uv’*Eyes!)-..(21*Blue/-?-Tick*Hounds!)?-*Killing(?)*While(?)-Like*Tha’..(Ruddy*Faced /-?..*Men*Were*/-?..*Laughing!)?



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-de la Chaumette/-?..ILL DE FRANC’E/-..Provi’ANCE/-..As*(Noble*Man/-..Of*LORRAIN’e)-?


-Grand*Father/-?..-As*(Life*Time/-?..George*Edward*SHUMATE!)?-..Inclined*To/-..Dry*Goods(!)
-Pauls*Valley*Residence/-*Merchant(!)?-..Died*Of*(ATHERO***_SCLEROSIS!)?-..ME*EATING?
This/-..ILL DE FRANC’e/-?..Goat’s*LA*BU’CHETTE(!)?-Fresh&Tangy/-?..*Flavor(!)?-Bound*To-
Die*..(Uv’*Sompin!)?-..Like*Mother’s*Father/-?..Like*(STONE*COLD*DEAD!)?-Post*Wisdom(!)

But*After/-?..(THE*FACT!)?-..Hovering*N’(NEW*YORK*CITY!)?-..EVADING*DOC’S/-..Dr.Chue –y(!)?-..Had*Me*Going/-?-..(On*LIPITOR/-..For*3&Half*Years!)?-..My*Poets/-?..(HDL/-..N’*REVE ‘RSAL/-?..To*Mye*LDL(!)?-..Just*Tha’(WALKING*DEAD!)?-But*Living*N’(Eccentric*Pleasure!)?
Wf’*Tha-(TASTE*BUDS!)?-SEZ*YO/-?..HE’S*A*STRANGE*MAN(!)?-WALKING*LIKE*CLOW-

N(!)?-..ON*DA’(HIGH*WIRE/-..NOT*LOOKING*DOWN(!))-Either*Actually/-..(Not*Looking*Any-
WHERE!)?-..But*Straight/-?..Ahead*Like-(Viaggio*Viale*Stretto!)?-My*Limit/-..N’*Con*Versation-
Al/-..*Italian(!)?-Lotta*Good/-*Taking*Lessons/-..N’*ROME(!)?-..Tha’(Carra*Beneirri/-..Finding*My e-..(Drivers*License/-?..Falling*From/-?-..Levi*Pant*Pocket(!)?-Made*Me/-?..(Rambo*&*Giotto/-..Pa-

Inting*N’*Images/-?..(Tha*City*Streets!)?-A*Kind*Of-..(HOLLYWOOD*HERO!)?-WF’ACHIELLE- ’S* TENDON(!)?..THEM*ITALIANS?-..Driving*Bye*N’-(Poqolito*Moto*Scerininos!)?-Very*Fast!?
-(TRYING*TO*CATCH/-?-THE*SUN*SET!)?-..But*POLITE(!)?-..Trying*TO/-ARRIVO/-LA*CASA
(POST*MORTEUM-?/..MANG’E*MANG’E!)?-..TIS*DIFFERENT/-..AS*(PONTIUS*PILOT/-..*WA

-SHING*HANDS/-..*DE-NY-*ING/-*JESUS!)?-..Like-(CARLOS*HIQUELOS/-..Cuban*Writer/-N’R
ES-I*DENCE!)?-..FOR*A*SAFER/-..SOCIAL*POLITICAL*LIVING(!)?-Galls*Mye*Balls(!)?-..Trait T-OR*/-?..PAR*EXCEL*LLANCE(!)?-&*Saying*Sherrod/-..They*Don’t(!?)-Understand*Us(!)?-US*
-Eatin’Ile*de*Franc’e/-La*Buc^chette*Goat*Cheese..(IMPORTED*BYE*ANCO)-..FAIRFIELD,N.J.(!?)



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-(JR’s*Eyes/-*Flashing/-..Like*Disco/-Lights!)?..Run*Amuck!)-..&*(-Garden*Spider/-Hanging*..


On/-?.To(-Web*Spun/-?..At*(-45Miles/-Per*Hour!)?-..&The*(-Small*Red/-..*Toyota/-*Almost*Hit-
-Ting*The*Curb(!))..-If*She*Had*Not/-..(*Screamed!)?-Look*Out(!)?-..Me*Looking/-Over*Mye*..
Should-ered*Past(!)?-&*The(-Garden*Spider/-Trying*/-..To*(Cut*Loose/-..His*Web/-Wailing*N’-?
*Wind(!)))?-Leaves*Some*Doubt/-..As*To*(Whose*N’*Control/-Here*..*Anyway!)?-&*Rosa*Kat-

Zen*Nelson/-?..Driving*Cross*Country/-..(Like*Argentinean*Immigrant!)?-Me*Smiling/-Which*I..
-(Never*Do!)?-At*(The*Excited*Look/-?..Of*Sagittarian*Joker)-?../-Trying*To(-Put*On*Her*Lips-
*Tick*/-..As*A*Normal/-)*Dysfunction!(?)-..Her*Claiming/-..(Constant*Dis*Ablement!)?-Made*Me
*Realize/-..(-I*had*To/-?..Take*The/-..-Bull*Bye*Horns/-*Stuff(!)?..-As*Maybe/-..(That*Black*For-

Rest*Ham/-(?))-1/2*Sandwich..*Was/-..Stronger*(..Than*Expected!)?-Or*Tha’..(Need*To*Poppy*Se-eded*Repast!)?-..At*(Cait&*Abbeys!)?-..Where*(Officer*Aimes/-..&His*Burly*Fore*Arms!)?..-Wf’* Freckles*Bigger*Than/-..His*(Big*Mouth!)?-..”Yelling/-..Don’t*Take/-..(All*Day!)”?-..Unloading*My
-*Self/-..From*Sarah*Green*Bergs’(SUV!)?-..Wf’(-Barbara*Rosenbaum’s/-..60lb.*Bag!)-Uv’*Kos

-her*Goodies!(?)-..Left*Me*Perplexed/-?..After*Tickling..(Tha’*Chauffer’s/-..*Adam’s*Apple!)?-)Off
-cer*Aimes/-..Yelling*At-(Train*Station’s*Door!)?-Reminding*Me/-?..(-Agatha*Christie/-..Had*Noth-ing*On*Me!)?-..Not*Life’s*Plot/-..Or*(Morbid*Imagination!)?-But*(To*Be*Arrested/-?..For*Dis*Tur-
bing*The*Peace!)-..Me*Not*Making/-?..Any*Sounds/-..*Audible/-..On*Da’Piano/-..Or*/-..Otherwize!)?

-Me*Finally/-Saying*(Wat’s*New/-..N’*Mudville!)?-..Decided*To*Also..(-Break*/-..Babe*Ruth’s*60*-
Homer*Record/-?..As*It*Wuz/-..That*Time*Uv’*Year!)?-..Wf’(Mye*/-..Continual*Rubbing/-*Uv’(Ster-
Oidal*Creame!)?..&*Putting*Plenty/-..Uv’(Creosoted*Black*Tar!)?-..On*Da’..(-Hitting*Implement!)?-C-
All*It/-?(A*Bat/-..Or*A/-..Louisville*Slugger!)-..Made*N’/-(Abraham*Lincoln’s/-..Oak*Ville*Kentucky!)?


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-Long*Tall/-..*Sinewy/-?..Legs*Crossed*Over/-?..-Pisces*/At*(Historical/-?..*Society’s/-Ash*Can*Eight(!)?)


-?..-Placing*Mye/*Testosterone/-?..Count*Up(!)?-Between*The..(-Fleecing*Uv’*Pictures/-.?-&*Furtive..?*
Glances*?)..&*Looks(!)?-..Yet*Another*Salome..&*(-Moving*/-..Wf’*Grace!)?..-So*Henri/-..Yore*Art*
SpIrit/-?..(-Finally*Ran*Out!)?-..Not*To*Say(-Luks*Drinking..(?)-Companions*To*Avoid/-..Tha’*Pain(!)?)
-With*/-..As*Always/-..William*Glackens/-..(The*Surprise/-?-..&*Pene du Bois/-?-..&*Altercation)-?..To*-

-Being*Introverted*&*Private(!)?-..Wf’..Everett*Shinn/-?..So*-Transparent*&*Thin(!)?-..Wf’*Paint(!?)-..If*N-
Ot*..(To*Say*Image!)?-..But*(Leon*Kroll/-?-Friend*Of/-..Ms.*Parker/-*Cripple..ly*Around/-?..On*Crutches!)
-Seeing*To*It/-..(That*I*Receive/-?..Three*(Childe*Hassam/-..*Purchases/-1967-69-74!)?-..The*Very*Year/-?
-He*Died(!)?-Was*A*(Shocking*Revolution/-..To*Me!)?-&*(Those*Dated*Booths/-..Wf’Facetious*Moments!)

?..-Uv’..(The*Way/-?-..It*Was!)?-..HollyWood’s*Impression(!)?-..”Historically*Speaking(!)”?-Those*(-Dark*D
-ays!/-N’Personal*Ways/-As*N’*Estrangement!)?-..As*N’(William*Glackens/-..(The*Tray!))?-“Chez*Mouquin” Rich*/Burger *Miser(!)/-?..&*(Lady*Resturant*Wife/-?&N’*Drunk*/-Nostalgic*Dream!)?-..Wondering/-?..Will* This*Artist-*Ever/-..*Be*Finished(!)?..-Looking*(Like*/-Sea*Gull/-?-..Flying!)?-Most*Impeccably*Illustrators/-?

..Wf’Out?-Camera’s*/-?-Industrial*Age!(?)-..&*(-To*Find/-?-Mye*Friend/-?..Ken*Ratner/-?*Owning/-?..*Glack-
en ’s*Couple(!))?-..”Chez*Mouquin!”?-I*Hope*/-..Mye*Husband/-..Doesn’t*(Find*Out!)?-..Tray*Stuff(!)?-..&*F-ood*For*Tha’*Eating(!)?-But*Bellows/-..You*Were*Right(!)?-Wf’(1904*Front*Row!)?..-Rough*House*/-?(Slug Fest!)?..-As*Always/-..(-Sloan*Mye*Favorite*!)?-..”Painter/-..Uv’(South*Beach*Bathers!)”?-Again*Reporting(!!)

“Dempsey&Firpo -?-Dempsey*Almost(Gittin’*His*Ass*Whipped!)”?-1924*Slick*Lighting(!)?-To*M.Prendergast!?
-Tha*Dim*Pictures/-?..Some*Say*..(-Master*/Piece*Pictures/-?..-Are*A*Thing)-?..Only*A*/..-Thing*Uv’*Past!(?)
-But*(Walking/-?..Out*Uv’*Picture!)-..Like*3*Paris/-..*Graces(!?)-..She*Moved*Among/-?..The*-Dark*Room(!?)
-Long*Tall/-..&*Sinewy/-?(White*Irish*/-*Female!)?-”Asking*/..-&*Begging*/For*Artist*Card/-?..I*Gave*Her(!)?”


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-Opening*Up/-..(?)-4*/-Wrapped*Packages/-?..N’*One.-(?)-..&’*Colors/-..N’/-Orange &*Green(!)?


Straight*From*Jessica’s/-..Hands*/-..Into*Mine(!)?-..A*(Kind*Of*-/Con-*Vo-*lution!)?-..Uv’*Will(!?)
Uv’(Heart*/-..&*Mind!)?-..Maybe*As*Spiritual/-..As*It*Comes(!)?-..-Although*Sexually-*Concerned!
Wf’*Why/-?-Her*Hand*/-Written*Note/-*Card(!)?-..Said*..(“here’s a novia!/-..a bride/-..for the*purp-
-Le*/-..frog*prince!”)?-..All*Be*It/-?..from*Mexico(!)?-..-“An*Ultr/-A*Marine*Blue/-..Squatting*Bra-

-Ying*Bull/-..*Ass/-..Or*Donkey/-..Or*Dog/-..Wf’*Rabies(!)?-..&*Red*Polka*Dots(!)”?--&*Written-? ..”I*Hope/-He*Likes/-..His*(-Girls*Buxom!)?-..Careful*/-(Her*Tail/-..is*Detached!)-..(Butt*Only/-..?F -or*Tax*Purposes)(?)&*PacKing!(?)-Love*Jess(!)?-Mye*Father’s*Name/-?Spoken/-..From*(Davie*Jo
-nes/-(?)-..*Locker!)???-&*Signed/-..N’White(!?)-Wf’(White*Ink!)?-..(”Blanca*Gomez!”)?-If*Barbara-

*Ledesma*Esquinca/-?..-Sees*This/-?..It*Will*(Not*Only/-..Be*-/Jealousy..Uv’*Paolita?)- ..But*/-But- -t*Jealousy/-?..-Uv’Blanca*Gomez!(?)..-&*..(-Re*member/-..The*Alamo!)?-..She*Said(!)?-Laughing*-
..-IN*DOM*I*TAB*LY/-..Like*(South*Orange*Joker(!))?-Me*N’(Total*Query!)?-..-Butt*Looking(!)?
As*(Chick*Shopping..N’Mill*/-..Burns*/Macy’s/-?..Walks*Bye!)?-Me*..(-Totally*Engulphed/-.N’Spr-

Ng*(!?))-..(Bob**Bing!)?-..-Mammalerian**Phantasy’s(!))?-Why*Should/-(?)..(Bobbing*For*Apples/-?*Orbs/..Be*Only*N’(-Fall*Time!))?..-Er’Do-(?)…(-Titties*/-..Bounce*More*/-(?)..N’-*Spring(!))))?-..Must*’Ave/-Some*Thing/-(To*Do*/-Wf’/-(?)..-Proto*/-..*Plasmic/-..*Moto/-..*Ring!)-Any*way*M-..
Ost*Men’s/-(Hang*Up’s!)?-..&*Most*Certainly*(Not*Mine!)?-“I’Am/-..(A*Legg*Man!)?..He*Said!”?

Me*Wondering/-..(Why*There/-..Had*To*Be/-..Such*A*Choice(!)?)..-Pre*Ferring/-*Most*(Mye* Ani -*Mals/-?..(Bad*Girls!)?-..Or*Pri*Mates/-?..*Primitive*/-?..&*Hot*Blooded!)?..-Like*/Live*N’(*Love –Rs/-(?).. Live*N’..(&*Ani*Mal*istic/-?-Cave*/-..Woe*Man’s!)?-Like*Caves/-Uv’(..*Altamira/-*Er’..-
Laus*caux(!?)-..Gathering*Fire*Wood/-..Wf’(Itchy*Scratchy*Arms/-Sun*Burnt/-Red*Painted*Lips!)


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-Opening*Up/-..(?)-4*/-Wrapped*Packages/-?..N’*One.-(?)-..&’*Colors/-..N’/-Orange &*Green(!)?


Straight*From*Jessica’s/-..Hands*/-..Into*Mine(!)?-..A*(Kind*Of*-/Con-*Vo-*lution!)?-..Uv’*Will(!?)
Uv’(Heart*/-..&*Mind!)?-..Maybe*As*Spiritual/-..As*It*Comes(!)?-..-Although*Sexually-*Concerned!
Wf’*Why/-?-Her*Hand*/-Written*Note/-*Card(!)?-..Said*..(“here’s a novia!/-..a bride/-..for the*purp-
-Le*/-..frog*prince!”)?-..All*Be*It/-?..from*Mexico(!)?-..-“An*Ultr/-A*Marine*Blue/-..Squatting*Bra-

-Ying*Bull/-..*Ass/-..Or*Donkey/-..Or*Dog/-..Wf’*Rabies(!)?-..&*Red*Polka*Dots(!)”?--&*Written-? ..”I*Hope/-He*Likes/-..His*(-Girls*Buxom!)?-..Careful*/-(Her*Tail/-..is*Detached!)-..(Butt*Only/-..?F -or*Tax*Purposes)(?)&*PacKing!(?)-Love*Jess(!)?-Mye*Father’s*Name/-?Spoken/-..From*(Davie*Jo
-nes/-(?)-..*Locker!)???-&*Signed/-..N’White(!?)-Wf’(White*Ink!)?-..(”Blanca*Gomez!”)?-If*Barbara-

*Ledesma*Esquinca/-?..-Sees*This/-?..It*Will*(Not*Only/-..Be*-/Jealousy..Uv’*Paolita?)- ..But*/-But- -t*Jealousy/-?..-Uv’Blanca*Gomez!(?)..-&*..(-Re*member/-..The*Alamo!)?-..She*Said(!)?-Laughing*-
..-IN*DOM*I*TAB*LY/-..Like*(South*Orange*Joker(!))?-Me*N’(Total*Query!)?-..-Butt*Looking(!)?
As*(Chick*Shopping..N’Mill*/-..Burns*/Macy’s/-?..Walks*Bye!)?-Me*..(-Totally*Engulphed/-.N’Spr-

Ng*(!?))-..(Bob**Bing!)?-..-Mammalerian**Phantasy’s(!))?-Why*Should/-(?)..(Bobbing*For*Apples/-?*Orbs/..Be*Only*N’(-Fall*Time!))?..-Er’Do-(?)…(-Titties*/-..Bounce*More*/-(?)..N’-*Spring(!))))?-..Must*’Ave/-Some*Thing/-(To*Do*/-Wf’/-(?)..-Proto*/-..*Plasmic/-..*Moto/-..*Ring!)-Any*way*M-..
Ost*Men’s/-(Hang*Up’s!)?-..&*Most*Certainly*(Not*Mine!)?-“I’Am/-..(A*Legg*Man!)?..He*Said!”?

Me*Wondering/-..(Why*There/-..Had*To*Be/-..Such*A*Choice(!)?)..-Pre*Ferring/-*Most*(Mye* Ani -*Mals/-?..(Bad*Girls!)?-..Or*Pri*Mates/-?..*Primitive*/-?..&*Hot*Blooded!)?..-Like*/Live*N’(*Love –Rs/-(?).. Live*N’..(&*Ani*Mal*istic/-?-Cave*/-..Woe*Man’s!)?-Like*Caves/-Uv’(..*Altamira/-*Er’..-
Laus*caux(!?)-..Gathering*Fire*Wood/-..Wf’(Itchy*Scratchy*Arms/-Sun*Burnt/-Red*Painted*Lips!)


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-Showing*Up/-?..Ringing*Doorbell/-?..At*Time/-(Uv’/-The*N.Y.C.-/-Building*Inspectors!)?-..Pro*


-Liferation/-?..Wf’*Out..(-Poetical*Deliberation!)?-Wandering*-(N’*&*Out/-..Uv’*Mye*Life!)(?)
-At*Random/-..Like*Any*Typical/-?..*Pis*ces!(?)-..Or*(Dominican*Uv’*Republican!)..-Citizen*?
&*(-Inclined*To*Drink/-(INunez?)..&*To*Celebrate/-?..(Our*Loneliness!)?-..Said*He/-(Drinks?-?
-Only*Hard*Liquour/-(*Now?))-The*Whiskey’s/-..(Like*Jim*Beam/-Seagrams*7?)-Or*Good*Ole

-Jack**Daniels(!)?-No*More*Beer/-?..Cause*It*-(Bloats*You!)?-..&*(That’s*Why/-..He’s*Lost*W-
-eight!)?-..Him*Looking/-?..(Younger*Than/-..*Usual!)?-..But*If..(Truth*Hurts/-..He’s*Proof/-..Uv’*
It!)?-..As*Any/-..(Liar*Knows!)?-..Then*/-Shows*Me/-..(His*Ford*Mustang/-..2006!)?-Black*&*Sh-
Iney(!)?-..Pretending*/-..To*Ask*Me/-?..(About*Tha’Street/-?..Parking*Rules!)?-..Me*Saying/-..You*

Got*Me/-?..Street*Painter/-*Buster(!)?-..&*Famous*Omaha/-..Nebraskar(!)?-..For*(-Painting*Es’/NY*
-Hibbie*Jeebies!)?-..”Got*Noteirity/-?..Over*Night*Scene/-?..&*Homo*Sexual*Kindness(!)”?-..Born*-
N’(1976/-?..Like*Mye*Son/-?..A*Fire*Dragon/-..Drinking*Tha’(Fire*Water!))?-..Too*Long/-..Will*Ki-
Ll(!?)..-Tha’*Kidney’s(!)?-&*(Liver*Too!)?..-Sez*You/-?..Only*Got*Degree/-?..(N’Upstate*Purchase/-?

..College*/-&Concussion*Twice)-..N*8mos./-..(Bye*Falling/-..On*Head!)?-..After*Taking*Leak(!)?-Like
*Marc*Chagall’s/-..(Fiddler*On*Roof!)?-The*Other*Time/-?..Showing*Off/-..(For*Chick/-..As*Fear*B-
-et!)?..-Two*Stories*Down(!)?..(They*Put/-..Staples*/-..N’*Skull!)?-..Both*Times(!)?-&Guess*He/-..?
(Didn’t*Use*His/-..Noggin!)?-..Or*Street*Painter/-..*Wings!)(?)-Skull*Hanging*Apart/-..Brain*Ab*

-Sorbing*Concrete/-..*Words/-..&*Artistic*Educational/-..*Gravel!(?)-His*Father/-..Calling*Me*Up!
“Ivan’s..N’*Trouble(!)”?-..You*Mean/-..(Wf’*The*Law!/-..Yes*Law/-..Uv’*Gravity!(?)..-Me*Saying?
-&Dividing*Tip*&-Ending*Up*Ill!..(?)..After*Having..(Hot*Pastrami*Sandwich!)?-..At*/-Malibu*Diner(!)
?-&The*Chocolate*Milk*Shake(!)?-...Thinking*..(-He*Must*’Ave/-?..Sleapt*Me/-(?)..(-Date*Rape*Drug!))?


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-Taking*(-Life’s*Circumstances..Into*Consideration!?)-..Has*Always*Been/-..Difficult*/-For*Me-?


But*Out*..&*On/-(F*Train/-?..-Down*To*Brooklyn)-?..(-Jay*St.*Borough*Hall!)?-..&*Out*On/-?
-Willoueby*Street/-..Over*Cast/-..&*Wf’/Slight*Wind/-..(Seeing*Long*Legged/-..*Dark*Chick(!?))
-Cutting*A*Silhouette!)?-..Against*Concrete*Roads(-?..Tells*Me/-?..She’s*Going/-..*(Mye*Way!)?
-Because*She*Feels/-?..*UN*Easy(!)?-..Me*Saying/-..(I*Wish*I*Could*Empathize!)?-But*I*Was?

-..Completely*(Over*Taken/-..Bye*Her*Proportions!?)?-Her*Giggling/-..IN*Abandonment(!)?-..Was
-Off*Putting/-..As*Well*As/-?..UN*Nerving(!)?-..To*(Mye*Somber*Self!)?-..Even*Tho’/-..Most*D-
on’t*(Talk*About/-..-Psychological*Tendencies!)?-..At*Least/-..(On*Rainy*Day/-..N’*Upper*Brook- lyn!)-..But*She/-..Being*(So*Kind/-..To*Mye*Haggard*Self/-..Left*Me/-..Looking*More*At*Her!)?

-Finding*Out/-?..(The*Smaller*Details/-?..Were*Very*../-Pleasing*Too!)?-Us*Caring*On/-?..SuchA* Concern*/-(?)..-For*-Four*Blocks/-?..That*I*Thought/-?..We*Were*Married(!?)-Her*Telling*Me/-..?
She*Culd’/-?..Do*Worse(!)?-..Then*(Opening*/-Her*Pink/-?..Mouth*Wf’Flashing/-..White*Teeth!!?)
-Laughing*Hysterically(!)?-..Made*Me/-..Wonder*How/-?-She*/-..Ever*Culd’(-Be*Caught*Lonely!)?

-Telling*Her/-..I*Was*Going/-..To*(Art*Opening!)?-..Asked*Me/-..If*She(!?)-..(Culd’*Cum!)?-..I*D-
on’t*Know/-..(I*Said/-?..Even*Though/-..I*Knew*Better!)?-..I*Took*Her*Arm/-..N’(*Hand/-..&*Off-
We*Went(!))?..-To-(Saint*Francis*College/-..180*Remson St.)?-To*..(Federation*Of*Painters/-..&*S-
Culptors*Exhibition!)?-..Where*I*Had/-?..(A*Piece/-?-..Uv’)-?-..Well*23*Pieces*Uv’/-..Moon*Melon

(?)-..7*Pieces/-..Uv’(-Cantelope/-..5*Chocho*late*Cookies)-?-&*Her*Asking*Me/-?..Culd*We*Go*H ome -*Now(!)?-..Me*(Finding*/-?..It*Difficult/-?..To*Decide!)?-..Like*N’(Cameron*State*College!)?-..Saint*Augustine/-?..Wondering*How/-..Or*If*He*Shouldn’t/-?-..(Slay*/-..The*Algebraic*/-.Pie*R’* Square*/-?..Dragon!)?-..Her*(Doing*Mye*Hair/-?..Up*N’Knots/-?..Like*Dominican/-..Dread*Locks!!)?


-fini(!?)


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LEGAL*DISCLAIMER:©
Original*Poems were*Created..&*Copyrighted..Aug. 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, 2008

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 written/-..as-..(the*Spoken*Word!)?          & *Dedicated*/-..-


POETRY BOOK: 25

 SIDE*WALK*SCRABBLE(!)?
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Sunday, September 28, 2014

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