Richard Brautigan

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

San Francisco - Poem by Richard Brautigan

This poem was found written on a paper bag by Richard
Brautigan in a laundromat in San Francisco.  The author is unknown.


Comments about San Francisco by Richard Brautigan

  • Fabrizio Frosini (11/14/2015 3:11:00 PM)


    unbelievable...... text forgotten? a hoax..? :)

    Goldy Locks posted the right text (box below)



    *** San Francisco ***, by Richard Brautigan

    '' This poem was found written on a paper bag by Richard Brautigan in a laundromat in San Francisco. The author is unknown.

    By accident, you put
    Your money in my
    Machine (#4)
    By accident, I put
    My money in another
    Machine (#6)
    On purpose, I put
    Your clothes in the
    Empty machine full
    Of water and no
    Clothes

    It was lonely. ''
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  • (3/8/2007 5:11:00 AM)


    Poem is as follows..


    By accident, you put
    Your money in my
    Machine (#4)
    By accident, I put
    My money in another
    Machine (#6)
    On purpose, I put
    Your clothes in the
    Empty machine full
    Of water and no
    Clothes

    It was lonely.
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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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