city life

Maybe this guy was drunk too

  Sleeping on Horseback by Po Chu-I   We had ridden long and were still far from the inn; My eyes grew dim; for a moment I fell asleep. Under my right arm the whip still dangled; In my left hand the reins for an instant slackened. Suddenly I woke and turned to question my […]

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Sex in the City

    Song by Frank O’Hara   Is it dirty does it look dirty that’s what you think of in the city   does it just seem dirty that’s what you think of in the city you don’t refuse to breathe do you   someone comes along with a very bad character he seems attractive. […]

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Miraculous Trash

  Poem #1: Miracles by Walt Whitman Why, who makes much of a miracle? As to me I know of nothing else but miracles, Whether I walk the streets of Manhattan, Or dart my sight over the roofs of houses toward the sky, Or wade with naked feet along the beach just in the edge […]

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She had me at Rosemary

Addiction to an Old Mattress by Rosemary Tonks   No, this is not my life, thank God … … worn out like this, and crippled by brain-fag; Obsessed first by one person, and then (Almost at once) most horribly besotted by another; These Februaries, full of draughts and cracks, They belong to the people in […]

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