We would wonder
my friend and I
bottles or pints in front of us
who were the people
who went right home
LIKE I DON’T HAVE ENOUGH BOOKS GOING. I bought this today. Like you do when you have a list with you of people to buy gifts for and you decide oh it’s not really crunch time yet. The first five volumes were a big deal to me. This one is about Hitler and many people have said it isn’t great like the other five. A book mostly about Hitler? I’ve resisted it. I’ll see.
I’m embarrassed now that
I hollered WHOA! so loud the other night
to tell whatever neighbor that their little dog’s
yapping was beyond.
Since, I’ve wondered what I have sounded like to them
playing my harmonica
which in March I bought late one optimistic night
When Dylan plays his—sometimes on that neck holder he wears—
you stop what you’re doing.