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Wallace Stevens

I couldn't have imagined,
nor could you have less imagined
and you got fucked up with Wallace Stevens?
but I'll tell you what
Danzig is the Wallace Stevens of evil

at home there are seventeen-year-old boys
their idea of fun is being
      high on crack
a needle and soon she did the same

like Cyndi Lauper circa 1983
like Bjork circa anytime
like small, young Japanese women
"writing for high people"
the guy standing next to me fumes

                        my bad, people
I could fast-forward life
and look at all this with a numb eye
to be like the total past