1980

I had an aunt that taught me the phrase

I’ll show you mine if you…

Back in the formative days

Behind a dumpster she had nice breasts

She smelled of unused tampons and horses breath

My grandfather had 45 confirmed kills

I was chasing ice cream trucks for cheap thrills

She introduced me to her neighbor who taught me how crayfish are caught

While he sat on the riverbank and masturbated into a sock

I heard later that he died of aids

Left behind a wife a daughter

The coming of age

Freedom from the slaughters

And those Normandy raids

One thought on “1980”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s