to commemorate the release of my collection ‘FROM MY FRONT STEPS’ on June 5,
here’s an except from my second collection ‘SCOTCH AND SCARS’
soul at the bar
he mutters and hides beneath
that old chevy hat of his
i figure it’s the only true comfort
he’s got left
judging the way life has imploded his face
he drinks bud
pisses politics in the stall
his marriage emptied in the shot glasses
turned upside down before him
he mutters and draws his face in like a turtle
but life has left no hard shell
to protect him;
just his chevy hat
and every ounce of sorrow
americana has to offer.
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‘FROM MY FRONT STEPS‘ RELEASE DATE JUNE 5!
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