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Friday, February 25 · 7:30pm – 10:30pm
|More Info||A West Coast celebration of Rusty Truck; featuring: Cassandra Dallett, HK Rainey, Michael Layne Heath, MK Chavez, Rusty Truck publisher Scot Young and William Taylor Jr.Music by JamHands|
greasy rain pisses down
these inclined streets
cascading into the scurrying dissatisfied
San Francisco downtown.
This won’t help the homeless.
This won’t help the helpless.
Everybody hurts now in Haiti,
yet bone china bone idol karaoke
won’t help either.
So allow yourselves a backpat,
overfed celebrity scum.
Those you attempt to aid
are already far too after-shocked
Knowing not where my next meal will
I cast my last crumbs of bread on
Knowing not how I will make my
I pick up a penny on the street for
Knowing not what way I can hit my
I sing in the subway hoping someone will
see or care
Knowing not what will arouse my
I lower my trousers and continue to pump
quarters into slots
Knowing not who will ever allot me my highest
I pick up this pen and write another damned
Albert Hotel, Mission District, San Francisco