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Nicholas Christopher


Homage to John Garfield

The heat's on, dead wind shoots up 9th Avenue, a white T-shirt flutters On the convertible's antenna Outside Billy's Pool Parlour. New York's last tough guy Walks down 44th Street, bums a smoke And shows a good left While feinting punches. He crosses [...]

2 O’Clock

I woke up at two o'clock In the train station at Trieste, Blank sun and a man selling ices From a wooden cart; I saw a girl walking like you Into a butcher shop, My god I said in Italian To a conductor eating his lunch, That girl was my lover in Cal [...]