Jim Trainer

Chuck you did it

In Uncategorized on July 14, 2011 at 12:53 pm

you’re yelling down
through the centuries
to me
but you’re making me laugh
you’re also telling me
about how you
used to run mail
and all that
you’re yelling down through history
to me

and for this courage
I thank you.

Curator at Going For the Throat, columnist for Into The Void, progenitor of stand-up tragedy™. Jim Trainer publishes a collection of poetry every year through Yellow Lark Press. To sign up for Jim Trainer’s Poem Of The Week, visit jimtrainer.net.

Screen Shot 2020-07-26 at 5.42.51 PMChuck you did it, along with 6 other poems and an essay written in tribute to Charles Bukowski, are available in the latest issue of The Schuylkill Valley Journal.

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