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Can You Hear Me?

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Can You Hear Me?

i wanna vent like Bukowski
but the censors won't let me

be heard

won't let me cock my hat
and unload my gun
won't let me

be heard

i wanna howl like Ginsberg
but the censors don't like

my words

my swagger Redd Foxx like
when allowed to write

my words

i bet i could keep you up at night
if you allowed me to

be heard

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  1. Date: 4/17/2009 10:52:00 AM
    Great Work, powerful words, love the references to the different people.

  1. Date: 4/16/2009 4:14:00 PM
    TRIPLE WOW! Good pop culture references! Thanks

  1. Date: 4/16/2009 7:35:00 AM
    wow, this is amazing i love your work!

  1. Date: 3/20/2009 2:59:00 PM
    Sorry, Brian, I find I haven't posted Lace Mary Jane yet, but I will in the next day or two. Meanwhile, keep your good stuff coming. Love, daver

  1. Date: 3/16/2009 11:14:00 PM
    Wow is correct. Lovely write, and you write on my friend!!! Thank you for your sweet comments on my poetry. Peace Fathima

  1. Date: 3/16/2009 7:13:00 AM
    Wow! wow! wow! No shackles on my eyes brother, you say stuff that haunts a man like when bill bo jangles dance. Thanks for the friendship, love it!

  1. Date: 3/16/2009 6:12:00 AM
    Hi, Brian. For me, Bukowski -Chenaski, he calls himself - is one of the great poets...Most of the world will agree. He has something to say, and you don't need a damn thesaurus to read his stuff. So many poets fancy themselves sophisticated.....C.B. is REALLY sophisticated, the right sort, not afraid to use four-letter words. The soup is different and I sort of agree. You might like Fan Story. Love, daver