Chicano Poet

Thursday, April 06, 2006


Signor Ferrari grants letters of transit
just like a famous poet,
all you gotta do is screw him,

his eyes heavy as the moon
ogle Ilsa from breasts to ankles,
his hand a paperweight on hers.

Little worms live on his suit,
living in a cave
only a used-car salesman is worse.

Rick annihilates each lip
on Ilsa’s thighs,
a train crashes in a fez.

So many things could be had
if we could only have them,
the scalp of Paris in an American’s pocket.

A million soldiers die
and they are all mourned.
Sunset is always dark around the edges.


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