Locked In The Trunk Of A Car

They don’t know how old I am, they found armour in my bellyFrom the sixteenth centuryConquistador, I thinkThey don’t know how old I am, they found armour in my bellyFashioned out of machine revving tensionLashing out at machine revving tensionRushing by the machine revving tensionMorning broke out the backside of […]

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Pigeon Camera

It was handsome at the auction,oh but when we got it home,it grew into something we couldno longer containWhere’s our pigeon camera,by now he could be anywhereand after all that training.And after all that training,something we could no longer contain.It’s boring, I’m embarrassed,I don’t endorse that, I didn’t want this […]

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Courage (For Hugh MacLennan)

Watch the band through a bunch of dancersQuickly, follow the unknown with something more familiar.Quickly something familiarCourage, my word it didn’t come it doesn’t matter Sleepwalk, so fast asleep in a motelthat has the lay of home and piss on all of yourbackground and piss on all your surroundingsCourage, my […]

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Fully Completely

Bring me back in shackles,hang me long out in the sun,exonerate me, forget about meI recommend measures for ending it.Lover, she simply slammed the door.She said, "you’re gonna miss me."Wait and you’ll see." fully, completelyI ponder the endlessness of the stars,ignoring said same of my father.Either it’ll move meor it’ll […]

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At The Hundredth Meridian

Me debunk an American myth?And take my life in my hands?Where the great plains begin,at the hundredth meridian.At the hundredth meridian,where the great plains begin Driving down a corduroy road,weeds standing shoulder highFerris wheel is rusting off in the distanceAt the hundredth meridian where the great plains begin Left alone […]

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Eldorado

He’s a man-sized Eldorado, Hooved a dooand who could blame him. Where we going?What’s the ticket? Just the mention of Berlin makes me sexyand tired of thinking about drinkingfor thinking of drinking while thinkingabout drinking and thinking about drinkingIt’s a man-sized inside Look in here it’s all hardwood.What’s that smell? […]

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Lionized

Cold wind blowing over your private partsI know a lack you’ve gotand it makes a strong case for art.Billboard breasts, they don’t have a face,I know that fact you’ve got,no girl could ever trace. Lionized,Smoking just a little too violentlyI know that fact I’ve gotand I know it single-mindedlyStupid, stoned […]

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Fifty-Mission Cap

Bill Barilko disappeared that summer,he was on a fishing trip.The last goal he ever scoredwon the Leafs the cupThey didn’t win another until 1962,the year he was discovered.I stole this from a hockey card,I keep tucked up undermy fifty mission cap, I worked it into look like that Bill Barilko […]

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Looking For A Place To Happen

I’ve got a job, I explore, I follow every little whiffAnd I want my life to smell like thisTo find a place, an ancient raceThe kind you’d like to gamble withWhere they’d stamp on burning bags of shit.Looking for a place to happenmaking stops along the way Wayward ho! Away […]

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