By John Wieners
San Francisco 1958-9, prefaces via L Warsh & F Howe
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Other than that the residing input say not anything new approximately demise it for a brand new existence. am attracted to is charting the development of my very own soul. And my poetics include marking dourn how each one And the dwelling sigh via the rooms, motion unrolls. with no my will. poetic. drug addicts, locked in unmarried fat, locate one in all them, It strikes. in order that every one guy has his personal solving for paradise. Qballah. r8 t9 I too. who Mark me down. cares for the main points, in basic terms the dance A Marksman, making makes time for demise. it this wish. What am I in all this area, guy says. I, a speck of dirt in time. Who will gentle my evening? And time continuously evening the place we The fault of the "poerri' here's are. that I lose sight of the unique emotion, TheWoman rn me & the unique bilk of domestic. fairly i am going offand write a poem approximately an outdated lover. Which panorama includes no genuine gadgets nor activities yet all heightened, glamourized, even, item tbe on the finish, abstracted. it's a easy track: to lengthy, for domestic and Dana lounging there below the moon. who's Dana, what's he that he may still suggest quite a bit to me? So what starts off offas most likely basic lyric with almost certainly a new shape lands up as a trashy romantic unreal self exploration. not anything is sacred, yet to sacrifice a true occasion no matter if out of Is it love, or grass stains in your blouse? Is it evening, or the sight of flesh mendacity on its part within the Pine Grove Groove of reminiscence overgrown with weed & speedballs. Is it motion picture homes, or blowjobs within the kitchen Is it hate or blood or the nutrition of seed working down 12 months. leg Basements, ballrooms, again alleys, black masquerade, who can say the previous for theatrical impact, impact, is moment price and trashy. additionally the poem on past web page rhapsodizes instead of fit my emotional language line imdge the load of dying. there isn't any feel of a leap forward right into a new position as there's a trace ofit during this essay. So all serves good. the guy disguise over the rooo nights to this position: it's so uncomplicated. no longer I suggest to assert losing lifestyles KnightTernplar of the Holy Grail, holy oil on my head. over love. I gentle candles. rourla &I I keep on with phantoms down the road. they're by no means her. i'm the following Who will in my bones, and crooked joint. Who will move slowly less than the covers and sign up for sack where. Do up the altar, black mechanics. The flashing of silver spikes within the evening. The strapping ofbelts and cooking ofevil fires. have me, Spoons and eyedroppers, slapping of flesh, sucking of blood, hitting vcins with nose to nose, mystery plot, the sacred spot. in order that there'll be no face prior to yours within the reflect. soiled needles. What the way to commence the day. After this lengthy trip. to prevent right here and knovr i'm going not more. who's she and what's she to me that I may still starvation silendy on the moon, skinny cunt within the sky apple of my eye, that god be added within the sunrise, hand over his daughter to this crippled son. there is not any god robust sufficient to finish this deadend, this position of natural rapture. Oh state of hunchbacls,I stroll with my shoulders to the wall.