it’s always…

it’s always a good thing when a Richard Brautigan book I thought I might never find(originally published in 1970) arrives in the mail

ROMMEL DRIVES ON DEEP INTO EGYPT
San Francisco Chronicle Headline
June 26, 1942

Rommel is dead.
His army has joined the quicksand legions
of history where battle is always
a metal echo saluting a rusty shadow.
His tanks are gone.
How’s your ass?

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About Marcus

Who me? Introverted, neurotic, self-absorbed, increasingly cynical observer of human nature and part time social critic in hiding. Most of my life spent avoiding growing up. The naive idealistic passions of youth have evolved into the eclectic eccentricities of adulthood. Northeast Florida small-town native, related to people I can't relate to. Simultaneously my own best friend and worst enemy. Politically and spiritually unaffiliated, my personal ideologies put me all over the map or off it completely.
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2 Responses to it’s always…

  1. Well, thanks for asking. Not bad, actually. Once I had a pimple on it, but that was a long time ago and things are better now.

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