Tuesday, April 19, 2005

filmism is changing tack

films are getting me down. from now on i'm going to intersperse poems between rare reviews. something didactic to start with.

Untitled

PC’s not even a police force

inspiring a quick hit the lights
here comes the principal type
of don’t show & tell

Geez dead end streets
suburban sprawls
the shy stand-offish torches
of a tarmac night
must make policework impossible

the young & slacker-naturally enlightened
are forced into Orwellian son &
daughter assumptions, draconic
detectives accidentally questing
to get riled every time
old farts slip up. Plain-clothed
in my DUI time tend to pose
a more appalling fear anyway

So keep a siren in yr oversized
pockets, partner to what narcotics
& confusing technology
& never a photo of wrong-headed
antecedents. We will inherit
an earth parsimonious in its
open-heartedness, pathetic
in its brick veneer of ignorance.
What we bring is implicitness,
a seen-it-all-before self-evidence,
a wisdom dating back to that
Thomas Jefferson lost
in yr bullshit gossip columns.

1 Comments:

Anonymous Michael said...

Keep up the good work, you are providing a great resource! Regards,
Michael

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