Tuesday, April 06, 2010

The Wild Men of Borneo


The Wild Men of Borneo

Buffalo George Toomer is dead.
Uncle Eugene is in prison.
Nathan Kelley died of a heroin overdose.
My father is a self-made cripple.
Hunter Thompson shot himself dead in his kitchen.
Jimmy Lee Lindsey Jr. died of acute cocaine toxicity.
Warren Zevon died from lung cancer.
This country is dying from a lack of morale.
And there is much more ...
I keep all this in mind through out my days.
I repeat it over like a mantra for living.
The spirits of freedom live even though the purveyors may be done.
Time may forget, but I promise I won't.

-A.
XOXO

(I don't know if I can keep this up. May go down to poem of the week. It's takin to much outta me.)

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