Todd Moore

taking turnstodd

firing 22
slugs thru
the wrecked
truck’s win
dows reno
puts one
dead center
thru the
windshield
i nail the
driver’s side
door which
was already
shredded
reno sez
it almost
feels like
we’re
shooting
at people
i hand
the 22
pistol off
to him he
kisses the
barrel
puts one
in the hood

____________

(today is my old man’s birthday.  Alive, he’d be 109 so this is for my old man.)

i sd you

got whiskey
dripping
off yr fingers
my old
man glanced
at his
hand
licked it
off & sd
next to
pussy i
cd eat
whiskey
all day
long he
gave me a
crooked
tooth smile
sd the only
thing better
is pussy
w/blood

____________

pig iron

had the
blackjack
going a
cross
ziegler’s
face
z kept
trying to
duck but
the jack
knew
where
z’s face
wd be
jack
on skin
sound
was like
raw meat
talking

One Response to “Todd Moore”

  1. Well, hate to rain on everybody’s parade, but I didn’t like Moore’s stuff all that much when he was alive, and he doesn’t seem to be writing much better now that he’s died. Sorry.

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