Bobby Taylor: Pump Shotgun

Spring '14 TOC

            call a meeting
right is left as right is leftist right
            call a meeting

frank sinatra singing
            american dumpster
                                                           
essentials
            protect me
            protect my love
                       avoidance of
                       breakdowns
family
                       children busy with phones    
                                    watching vampire movies
                                                 zoning

NEWS
            pouring out factoids
            flashes of
            explosions
            guns

scarlet, blood is not red, it’s scarlet
            Muslim, Christian, Atheist
            Muslim, Christian, Atheist
            Muslim, Muslim, Muslim
            scarlet
            shotgun

Please, Daddy, Can we watch our show?
            channel changer
vampires
            scarlet
            (fake scarlet)

father driving, walking
            up and down the indigo streets
            talking to indigo people
where to buy
            a pump shotgun
            for protection

what is our plan
how to survive
where is my brother
he would know
how

the most important things
            shotgun, water, medicine
or was it
            shotgun, water, food
or
            shotgun, shotgun, shotgun

he tried to tell me
            but I was busy
            playing games on my phone
            and watching vampire movies

indigo shack
indigo people
indigo graffiti on the white wall

we should be talking
            making plans
                                                           
NO

i am in the wrong place
Oh, God
how to get out
act invisible
don’t let the fear show
act like an indigo man
not too serious about business

lay back
let it go
find your brother
these are clans
these are gangs

my brother knows how i
            can get a pump
            shotgun
and the other things he
            tried to tell me
            when I was too busy
                        playing my games
                        and watching vampires

he would slip the channel
                        over to the news

Muslim, Christian, Atheist, Jew
Muslim, Christian, Atheist, Jew
            crimson
            bombs
            gas
            threats
            guns, bigger guns, biggest guns

holy terror
a man cutting open
                        another man
                                    taking a bite
                                    out of his heart
                                    and liver

i would change the channel
and he would leave

tonight
            my love
            my baby and her babies
            are playing phone       
            and watching vampires

they do not want to change
the channel

my brother
my indigo brother

where can I buy a pump
            shotgun
            what are the things i need
to know
            to protect my baby and her babies

 

Bobby Taylor
3/17/2014

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Not Enough Night
Not Enough Night
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