An alien in one of them

Young bastards share cigarettes
paled from the rarely-met daylight
& they step on their dumb passions
until noon strikes them
in their affairs and weeping
all of them on each other
as cannibals they depart what moral
cage best crept in taught
to those who it ought not be
and all cool down breathing as hard
as their fathers drunk on Friday night’s cards.

______

Revisionary notes:

“to those by whom it ought not be thought”

“Coy hunched young share cigarettes”

Can’t be bastards if they have fathers, drunk or not.

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~ by Jeremy on September 9, 2009.

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