Richard Brautigan

(January 30, 1935 – September 14, 1984 / Tacoma, Washington)

Private Eye Lettuce - Poem by Richard Brautigan

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.


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  • (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. :) (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 20, 2003



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