black smoke chronicles part two…


i ain’t hidin’ from shit.
(is it even time yet?)
anyone else hear old-
toned salacious laughter
while rotten fuckers
(we can smell our own)
swear & froth something
’bout post-rapture
jokesters avoidin’ judgment?

love-throated voices
imitate greek chorus
warnings; polluted temple-
bodies & nicotine futures
& self-abuse. not like it
matters. paid-in-full
dispensation in my hip-
pocket are gutter rescued
letters of transit. i can
go anywhere i want,
or nowhere.

a group of solitary fools
kindly tip me off;
lok-tite bonding holds
steady a multivariate
universe filled with clowns.
they are us.
we laugh TOGETHER,
departing the closest
of friends.

variability paved pharma-
psychological cosmipolitan
highways in every direction.
walkin’ a while is my
best shot provin’ my
shit-eatin’ grin just a
reflection on reactions.
maybe not.

looking familiar here.
it stones me dumb
in realization.
i’m already home
& i didn’t know.



11 Responses to “black smoke chronicles part two…”

  1. home yet did not know..

    lovely word play, Glad to see you share..

  2. Greetings!
    Here is the end of the year awards 4 you, enjoy!

    End of The Year Awards 4 Friends of Jingle or Jingle Poetry Community

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

    At this time of the year, We wish you all the best !

    the more you share, the happier we are..
    have fun today.

  3. well done my friend..

  4. am impressed! you actually listened … title wise.. will read and comment soon if you like. 😉

  5. I’ve got no deeds to do, no promises to keep

    I’m dappled and drowsy and ready to sleep

    Let the morning time drop all its petals on me

    Life I love you, all is groovy

    • Man, I would love to join a circle and talk poetry amidst trees. All is groovy here, and soon I too will have no promises to keep. Ain’t it all grand? Thanks for the visit,


  6. Baby Turtle to Shimmering Fish 123 Says:

    I do suppose that opinions vary as to the interpretation of a poetic work – I’m satisfied with mine.

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