Wind Water Earth


AND PAINT

AND WORDS
BROWN STREAMS OF MUD
MUD IS LIFE
MUD AS LIFE
WHO IS ANTI-MUD
JERRY FALWELL IS ANTI-MUD
JERRY WHO WILL
FALL

WELL

JERRY AND ALL WHO CARRY SENSERS T0 CENSOR
WHO SEARCH THE STREETLIT STREETS
TO SAY CEASE STOP
THIS MIGHT BE LIFE
SOUND AND FREE
THE HOWL OF WINGED CREATURES
THE HOWL OF WRONGED WINGED CREATURES
SINGING THE NIGHT


2) THOUGHT I YOU SAW
YESTERDAY BUT IT
WAS NOT YOU
JUST SOMEONE
HOLDING YOUR FACE
JUST SOMEONE

WEARING YOUR BODY
JUST SOMEONE
BUT NOT YOU
THIS NOT YOU
DID NOT KNOW ME
SHE DID NOT HEAR
THE. SOUNDS YOU D
O


3) IN MY NEXT FIFTY YEARS
I PLAN TO GROW OLD WITH RAGE
I PLAN To _
HASTEN AND WITHER
HASTEN AND WITHIER
RETURN To EARTH
WITH A THUNCH AND A CRUNCI-I
WITH AQ
THIJNCH AND A CRUNCH


4) PETER PAINTS A
LANDSCAPE OF DEATH
AND LIFE
FULL OF DIRT
PRE-MUD
UNLIKE THE MOST OF US
HE EMBRACE DIRT/PRE-MUD/P0ST MUD
NOT AFRAID
TO GET HIS
MINDS DIRTY


BOB SMALL-REVISED ON 5-2-O1 F ROM 5-1 -01 PAFA

Revised yet again after OCRING it 12/17/22

Trying to do one a day so I can toss originals

For Peter Kinney

About bobsmall1

Bob Small has read at Bacchanal, Barnes and Noble, Borders, The Booksource (Swarthmore), The Clark Park Festivals,Community College of Philadelphia Highwire Gallery, The Mad Poets Annual Food Fest Reading, The Middle East Restaurant, Nexus GalleryThe Painted Bride Arts Center, The Philadelphia Ethical Society, Robin's Bookstore The University of Pennsylvania and also in New York City, Trenton, NJ, Washington, DC, and in many Delaware Valley Venues. He is the author of numerous chapbooks, including El Otro Lado (with Maralyn Lois Polak), On watching America Die, Small Steps and Toes (with Lamont B. Steptoe), and The Unapoet. This is his first Reading in over a year. Bob Small was Founder and President of the two decades old Poets and Prophets, which presented Poetry Readings in both Delaware County and Philadelphia. Bob was the Chair of The Delaware County Green Party and was the First Green Party Candidate in Delaware County (2005). He was also a Green Party National Delegate, among other duties. He is the Founder and Facilitator of The Pennsylvania Ballot Access Coalition (PaBac), which is a Coalition of both Independents and Third Parties., seeking to legislatively improve Pennsylvania's Ballot Access Laws. (Facebook) Bob is also a founding member and Facilitator of Democracy Unplugged, and Delco Debates, which has presented Independent and Third Party Forums in Delaware County since 2004. Facebook) He was formerly involved with Cinema Resistance, and Delco Pledge of Resistance. Bob currently lives in Swarthmore with his wife and their menagerie of animals. He is currently focused on writing a Novel and organizing his Poetry, which he posts on his Blog (Bob Small1). He is retired from most of the above activities, except Delco Debates and Poets and Prophets, which he may return to.
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