where the writers are
Lost in This Life

Lost...                         Smothered...                               Drowned...                                    Forgotten...

  among                         by                                                    with opinions                               by

  signs                             helping                                          and                                                   dear

  and                                hands.                                            generalities.                                 kindred.

  arrows.

 

              ---And the nights and the days,

                                  They click away, slither away;

                                                         In the glow of your faux pax lamps,

                                                                           and your zippos.

                                                                                                 The years empty down re-run drains,

                                                                                                                               and strip-mall gutters...