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Impossible To Restrain Decay
Max Feld entered
the Teacher’s Center
angry, face red
ready for action
In Hopes Of A Happier Life
Ever since Andrew Stern’s wife
left him for guy living
next door
he couldn’t shake the blues
In Brooklyn Waters
I ambled along Jamaica Bay
out towards Plum Beach and
stared at the waves
flashing in and flushing out
A Fragile Flower
When I strolled into Mike’s Restaurant
under the Stillwell Ave subway station
at 3: 07 in the morning
I spotted Minnie Hollis
Dueling With Memory
John Walsh wanted to be a psychiatrist
sadly he never finished high school
and could hardly read
and would go days
The Greatest Mystery
1: 47 at night, still loitering on the Pier
with the usual crew
when old Tom Duffy walked by unsteadily
and as he passed under one of the lights
Ten Thousand Times Pounded
By now the delicate falling
of a shining snowfall soothed
every inch of Brooklyn
which I announced to everyone
A True Child Of The Buddha In Brooklyn 2
Edgar Parrott lost four fingers
on his left hand,
his left ear and left eye
when a pack of firecrackers
Reading Chuang-Tzu
Gloomy Scenes Foreshadowing Future Commotions
In 1968 I landed a job in Berriman JHS
thus keeping me out of Viet Nam
but if I faltered and got fired
I’d be there swatting flies and fleeing bullets.

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