poet Richard Brautigan

Richard Brautigan

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Private Eye Lettuce

Three crates of Private Eye Lettuce,
the name and drawing of a detective
with magnifying glass on the sides
of the crates of lettuce,
form a great cross in man's imagination
and his desire to name
the objects of this world.
I think I'll call this place Golgotha
and have some salad for dinner.

Poem Submitted: Monday, January 20, 2003

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Comments about Private Eye Lettuce by Richard Brautigan

  • Cristina Isabel Mujica Argomedo (9/26/2007 10:28:00 AM)

    it is amazing how he created a poem inspired by his dinner! ! I think this poem is very funny and original at the same time. :)

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