Apparition Poem #271 (Adam Fieled)


“Never forget: Cleopatra had a big
nose, an ugly mug, took accidental
drunken shits in bed. How do I
know this? Because I was there!”

It’s not just he’s insane, he knows
I have a big nose too, and all this
just because he saw an ex crossing
the Walnut Street Bridge, her nose

up in the air where her legs used to be.
How does he know this? Don’t ask.
Cleopatra herself wouldn’t have much
fun in Philly now, where everyone’s

an accidental drunken shit in bed.
Now: the drunk I’ve been driving for...