Upstairs at Graceland

So difficult to grasp her foreign tongue Her cheeks are rebel red   Where she has kept her secrets Greens, yellows, and whites put there by Priscilla   As you enter the front door you are greeted by stairway leading to second floor   She has a knife She cuts out my cancer and she […]

Then the Puritans Sent Us To Helltown

      Sometimes I wish we could go back to the summer we spent together at Helltown   A nice place to visit they said But it was a better place to leave   We smoked cigarettes aboard the abandoned bus Our legs up on the seats The emergency exit door slightly ajar Cool […]

Blitzkrieg Now

    They will hang a name on him   They tread over corpses of his kin   Tarring and feathering his homeland   Keeping bugs in jars on bedside tables He’s kicking it for Christ Kicking for Christ   Something that should have been beaten out of him long ago   Too many druggy […]

Muhammad Ali

  Hiding from Harry Seekins   He says he’s balls deep in the devil and I will not challenge his claim   His eyes were open but he wasn’t there Seeking Always seeking   Sticky residue up and down arms from nicotine patches he wears   Three up Three up Three up Three up at […]

National Rifle Association

Sadly, this poem became obsolete as soon as I completed it.   National Rifle Association   1871, The National Rifle Association is founded Its focus is marksmanship, hunting, and conservation   1975, the NRA turns its attention to politics Its lobbying arm, the Institute for Legislative Action is created   June 12, 1976: California State […]

Man on the Street

He throws his head back and laughs at the sky Speaking to no one in particular Thank god I am surrounded by perverts and the lowly and the under whelmed Thank god I am beside the drinkers and the thinkers and the smokers in the alley Thank god I am with the over educated and […]

Q&A From Back in the Day

Here is a Q&A I took part in awhile back, but never posted. Thank you to Catfish McDaris for thinking I was interesting enough to want to share with others. You be the judge. A link to the original post can be found beneath my pontificating. Monday, May 5, 2014 INTERVIEW: MARK BERRIMAN Name? Mark […]

The American Dream

I was saddened to hear of the passing of Dusty “The American Dream” Rhodes. Today we also lost the great Ornette Coleman, and legendary actor, Christopher Lee. When I was a kid growing up in the south, my family lived in the same apartment complex as Dusty. Professional wrestling was huge in the south. Many […]