When Pigeons Cry 2

28 May

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When Pigeons Cry 2

for Prince pt 3

 

The little tricks

we’ve all taught ourselves

in order to get through the days

surrounded

by other people

when everything’s alone

 

the whole thing’s exhausting

chit chat

composed

of canned phrases:

How was your weekend?

Why didn’t anyone tell me Everyone Loves Raymond was cancelled?

I’m pretty sure it wasn’t cancelled

Larry says Ray Romano decided he’d made enough money so he ended the show

Oh well that makes sense

 

Is it supposed to rain?

It’s raining now

It is?

How do you know?

Really, well that’s nice

(showoff)

So how long have you

had a window?

 

and it just goes

on and on

and I just feel

 

like disappearing into

a far away corner

and taking up residence

performing nightly

at a dirt road bar

under the alias

 

DJ Lethargic

 

I’ll spend the work nights

spinning posthumously released

Prince records

high on pot cubes and

sipping club soda like Sam Malone

 

I’ll grow bangs

and write books about

Bigfoot

and sing songs about DVDs

 

until I meet you

and you meet me

like we’re supposed

to meet each other

 

whether you walk into my bar

and request a dead Prince song

I’m already seconds away from playing

 

or I walk into your bar

and find you humming something from the vault

that I’ve never heard before

 

either way/ergo/however it happens

 

we’ll have met/will meet

and after this meeting

we can finally shake off this shaky crowd

and go back to my place and

watch Independence Day until we damn near puke-laugh

 

and make Prince sounds

between a stacked bookshelf

and a sleeping bag

above the bar

 

in a triangular

shaped

room

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