Chicano Poet

Monday, October 29, 2007

… excuse my charitable charientism…


Don’t Mess With Texas

The trouble with Creeley
was that he used too few words.
That’ll doom anybody to die in Odessa, Texas.

Zukofsky couldn’t draw a crowd,
he was the antithesis of Mayakovsky
and died of TB in San Antonio, Texas.

Pound (Run, Silli Man!) tried to revive a dead art,
but the gods ignored him in the end
and crucified him in Corpus Christi, Texas.

You can’t put poetry on a pedestal,
it will climb down every time
and head back to Paris, Texas.

2 Comments:

At 8:39 PM, Blogger brian salchert said...

You win.

 
At 12:47 AM, Blogger RC said...

brian,thanks for commenting.

 

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