brautigan meets bukowski

I had just cut
the hole in the ice
when I got the text
saying you had left
this time for good
it was like the time
when brautigan
met bukowski
in some afternoon bar
and neither
had anything to say
and nobody wrote
a poem about
the other
but drank alone
two stools apart
and here
the lake trout
looks up at me
through wtf eyes
and I say
exactly

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11 Responses to brautigan meets bukowski

  1. paisley says:

    perfection… and i am in love with the fact that you worked the “wtf” into it… just perfection scot!!!!

  2. JO Janoski says:

    I agree with Jodi. Perfect.

  3. ybonesy says:

    through wtf eyes
    and I say
    exactly

    Yes, perfect!

  4. lissa says:

    hello. 🙂 here i am out to play finally.

    i really, really liked this. i found it very unique and felt myself drawn right into the scene.

  5. maurie says:

    Loverly piece / liked it .**

  6. Scot says:

    thanks all–for reading and taking the time

  7. Holly D says:

    there’s a lot of humor and truth in this, and the integration of popular culture lingo is wonderful!

  8. Paul says:

    That is a nice poem, Scot.

  9. Scot says:

    Thanks all for commenting
    hey paul–good to see ya

  10. Wayne says:

    My first visit. I like this poem in particular. Looking forward to reading more.
    Thank you, Scot.

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