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I've been dating a nice black girl. She lives in section 8 housing with her sister,Pearl, somewhere in southern Virginia. I bought some wine today and visited her. When I walked inside her sister was fighting with her boyfriend. Her six month old child was crying. He choked Pearl and shoved her into the closet so she smashed him in the head with a pair of pliers. He passed out and fell to the ground. There was blood everywhere. My life is beautiful.
Scary Gary is back in town today so my father and I decided to drop by and visit while he was hanging out at our neighbors house for the evening. We put on our jackets and headed across the street as a cold drizzle of rain filtered through the clouds. As we entered the dilapidated 70s style mobile home, smoke damaged curtains, tinged yellow, could be seen hanging in the kitchen. The floors had no carpet; a bare wooden sub-floor showed and the air smelled of cooking grease and tobacco.

Scary Gary, a large man, was sitting at small round table, drinking coffee and smoking cheap Cheyenne cigarettes with Jame's wife Margaret. The black widow spider on the top of his hand danced as he ashed his cigarette into the ashtray. He adjusted his vest and turned to greet us. He is always smiling, a mixture of sincere joy and medication. He has always been know to have some mental health issues and a drinking problem, but for the most, is a very gentle individual.  

But our attention soon turned away from Scary Gary and to our neighbor whom he was visiting. A rather stocky sexagenarian named James who wore sneakers, jeans, and a tattered grey shirt. He flipped back his long gray hair and showed us his ear. A large crescent moon shaped chunk had been removed, reducing the size of his ear by fifty percent. It looked like a bear had bitten a piece out of his ear. It was actually removed by a doctor because the area had become cancerous. We all laughed over his misfortune in a friendly and congenial manner and then smoked a bit of herb.

This is not Paris. We don't have any great painters or well read socialist debating in cafes; sipping espresso. We don't have any grand sculptures adorning our street corners or an Arc de Triomphe. No couples drinking wine by the Seine River on a sunny afternoon. But we do have a man who is missing half of his ear, and to me, that's just as good.
I don't Care
If anyone sees this

I'm putting this here for the nobody's
The no ones
The Loners
The Outsiders
The desert dwellers
The wine drinkers
The Junkies
The poets
The mad men
And the vintage alarm clock collectors

I'm putting this here for you.
Smashsmashsmashsmash
Beat it bend it wreck twist it
Stomp it in with my foot
It still doesn't fit
It use to look like a square
Or was it a trapezoid?
I can't remember anymore
Whack it with a hammer
Bash it with a rock
No
No
No
No
It will never fit
We are trapped with this
Horrible thing forever
I lost a part of myself
Someone died

I held your hand at Angkor Wat
I kissed you in Petit Champlain
I lost you at Schönbrunn Palace.

Who were you?

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waffle26
Is a vegetable.
United States
Current Residence: Underground bomb shelter
Favourite genre of music: Everayyyyyyyythangaaaa :D
Operating System: AVIDAC
Favourite cartoon character: Ed wong hau peplu tivrusky the 4th
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Hello, kind of drunk at the moment. Listening to some free jazz and drinking a beer. Down to my last one. John Coltrane can play the Hell out of the saxophone! Good God! Interstellar Space. You have to check out this album. I don't know what else to say. Happy holidays. It's December first. Pay check time! Mmmmmm My fingers fell tingly. Weird. bYE
  • Listening to: Acid Mothers Temple
  • Reading: War and Peace
  • Drinking: Tea

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TheFlawedOne Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks for joining our group.  If you are interested in prompts or contests please see the journals.  Please read the upper left corner for group info.
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PelicanDeath Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013
thanks for the :+fav: :dance:
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OP1atedDreems Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2013  Student Writer
thanks for the fave
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nochs Featured By Owner May 12, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
thank you for the Fav :)
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LupusIntus Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I tagged you in this journal meme-thingy... I hope all is well (even if you don't want to do the meme-thingy, lol)!
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Bark Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Professional Writer
I thank you most muchly!
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LupusIntus Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you kindly for the :+fav: and the watch! :D
I greatly appreciate it.
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dy-ad Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012
thank you so much for the fave!
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ink-in-the-doorway Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012
Fankoo for the fave :heart: :heart: :heart:
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blockmyster Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
glad you liked it
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