there are places in which the mind thrives like plankton, where jobs / are easy to come by & every apartment overlooks the park
Be strong, sweet David, live long unto seeing thy children’s eyes, / though their backs hasten to flee from thee, stay in touch with thy / comrades-in-arms, / after thy sons deny thee, a covenant of the shunned. / Take care, soldier-boy.
Easy to deride / The way he stayed alive inside / His women with his puffed-up pride. / The pharmacy supplied