Submissions by dkzksaxxas_DanielX (DadaDoggyDannyKozakSaxfn)
POEMS AND SHORT STORIES
Poet Introduction some published in minor periodicals that no longer exist...Fall 2009 Danforth Quarterly (Lawrence,Ks) devoted to my poetry & collage'work. strict non-believer, as Jim White aptly put it, ~ Everything I think I know is just static on the radio. ~
For'get Forget it Forget you ever had any yesterdays. Forget you ever "had a Life" before the day she* died. Possibly you'll have a few more tomorrows, (life is terribly short, even for the long runners). Probably? Possibly? Don't bet the farm that any Thing will be here tomorrow. Yesterdays and tomorrows all be very flawed imaginations, designed to fill some self-dream, ( "it's all'bout Me in this Society !" )
awaiting judgement, abiding fools in my'Own head, dancing foolish dances, doing foolish deeds, "You're too old for shit like that." shit like this, shit like never before, Roiling and bumbling in shit-like manner, shit like shit you've never known like that shit (over yonder) Shit of the Mind. Shit of soul. Shit of psyche.
"The shit of our nation deep'ends on me" The shit of the churches and formal...
Buddy Bub, what the hell you doin'wit them Bones? ** **(apologies to mr. Berryman). wee have nothing to do for a screw like you, and there's barely room (for) too few of you in the safe-deposit box I bought for my own silly scraplets to settle into for the time when My Time first runs amok before running out, finally free of "me", (as has been the Fate of so many other great admirers of the grand circuses I built in those middle-western towns, back before the saints were born to...
what is it like for you out side ? Coming, as they do on wobbly rails disfigured in the Civil War......... (The President, The President! Goddamn, that ham actor shot mr.Lincoln right there. Looky. Right over there. And that bullet ...
Scrimshaw etched on mortal bones of all those who ceased to exist by the ways of their own minds, of their own doing. A stroll, so to speak, down suicide row, all the juries and judges set in place, ( in tact, in fact), readying their sentences, ...
"Crack wise" / "Better wise up soon" - Debate: 33year old VS 11year old. c.1963.
Jeez, how many I gotta tell you? You stupid or something?"
"Gee, Dad i dunno. Maybe i am (stupid)"
"Goddamn it. Don't you crack wise with me, kiddo. You know i've got the strap to make you regret it"
"I dunno! I dunno ! I dunno.....that's all I get out of you' maybe I should just take you and your brother (6 yrs old) down Commack Rd. to the nuthouse (Pilgrim State Hosp.) , and leave your asses there. Then maybe you'll know something. Stupid! All I can say is you better wise-up soon."