Doug Draime



a suitable beautiful dud walking half down
heaven below the flame burnt in Cleveland
lament knowledge do cruise thru marbles \
must be purpose exposed often sideways
mental cases suddenly there before sunbathing
twisting on steel plates in the rare Western
rain choosing to pass oysters fingers in the moist pussy
cause of scream screen door broken in the engine
of pud in back of virtue expectant fire hydrant
waiting for brown and white dog to lift my lids
advanced to position stated in P-247ur of foul
yellow sheet dross with waking brittle consecration
as my hand moved up to her face foggy night of October
she spit ran down my hand like cheap over-heated
wax proclaiming buttons and flesh and broken sky
that said pity that generated inside muffler of
society’s Freud the lock o cross these hands
can not be performed like flick down the automatic
store front rented 22 books published and he can’t
buy his own lunch design soiled his own tongue moves
tracks laughs he does everything howling journey
to the dark seasons of tot-ta timormortis colonies
being slammed into the freeways o certain stunned
holding like a steeling wheel embolism and ceaseless win



crocodiles carry several pounds of stones in
their bellies to keep balance while the Mall
fills full of morons and on the unmade bed jumping
post dear me she said from deep in Ecuador
cunt politics revisited a quarter across the street
and the same old road to Pots dam in overexposed
8mm for sociopoliticals how to fool the voters
passing gas in doorways reading books inside eggs
with holdo mondo does L.A. do that for you?studies
a form in pavement like releasing forward to
the garden back to THE garden planting thoughts
for shortage with cadaverine taste in your effluviums
went stag anyway of course facing Washington D.C.
and the dark green face with question marks as
eyes bleed mountains and ears taste the  18th century
and sighs are noticeable only up Nubia’s ass
lies beside your head pushing  June into greed
unfit during operation in August expensive soil decaying
1963 some notion or nook hook or nearly everyone betrayed
nooning the lead was hermeneutic portion sliced brown
taken out by denigrate(denitirification) while watching
Marilyn Monroe lick it partly in front of the camp
in sports and so in sports i believe it was basketball



he came tombless without a country or change
of clothes in the morning haggard as shit
one of the visitors put honey all over Joan’s
body less or least amount of talking and trapping
will not stop the duse of your gray matter hatter into
why it causes oxygen shortage in the family
almanac and clean up the honey before mania
gives in and Joan is licked to death with those
pitchforks who are drowned with agrarianism to your
home from honest encounters having tickets for
linoleum cutters so loyal and luckless looking
at a Swastika curtain call in an off off Broadway dive
who he was in absolute rule it is no dahomey someone
was heard to say all a case of mistaken research
the programs were set up with 100 bottles of dead drunks
and tanks despite the slant it is safe the most
remarkable vintage what the census shows everyone knows
are lies showing Haloid was fine with LSD in East Riding
England where only 3 people died in 1973 characterized
by lack of perspective use of an elixir stone walking
with her on the path was expression of love though all
the arsenic was found in coastal waters doing a
buttonhole stitch with her nutritive values in local maps
all the ages were gone after all he was acting like purple
like a 1956 greaser anyway wasps made honey and
paper long before man considered trees





Doug Draime started publishing in the underground and small press in the late1960's. Most recent chapbook in print is "Unoccupied Zone" (Pitchfork Press, 2004),and an online book, "Spleen" was published in 2005. Forthcoming from Scintillating Publications, "Spiders and Madmen". His diverse range of poetry, short stories and plays have appeared in 100's of magazines, newspapers and online journals. He currently lives in the foothills of the Siskiyou Mountain range with his wife.


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