Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Endless Boogie

The wildest things will happen to you
when you begin to open up
to people you know nothing about.

Tell the man sitting next to you
eating alone at three in the afternoon in the park
in a pink shirt and houndstooth sport coat
about your ménage à trois.

Let the crustpunk throwing you glares
from across the coffee shop
how much you paid for gasoline last week
and how it makes you want to
buy a gun
and drive cross-country
robbing convenience stores and shooting road signs
with Woody Guthrie as your wingman,
flying on LSD, and
drinking to feel warm.

When a customer approaches you with a question
stop them
and begin to point out all the co-workers you would sleep with.

The more things in life you regret, the more you've tried.

1 comment:

Andrew said...

the last line of this poem is outstanding, i really like this