THIS IS A POEM ABOUT MY DESK RIGHT NOW 6.28.17

6.28.17

One Apple desktop computer

Two five-inch monitor speakers with a Scarlett Solo audio interface

An apparatus that provides additional USB ports and also serves as a kind of stand for my computer screen.

One  pair of white Apple headphones.

One WD Ultra My Passport external hard drive.

One wireless keyboard.

One wireless mouse.

Three issues of The New Yorker.

One set of nail clippers.

One empty bag of watermelon cannabis sour candies.

One notebook and a piece of paper detached from that notebook.

One separate sheet of paper with notes about a novel.

One pen.

Richard Ford’s Rock Springs. 

Charles Bukowski’s Burning in Water Drowning in Flame.

One check for $375 from a settlement.

$500 cash.


Written at 1:33 at night, in my office, in Agoura Hills CA. 

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