Page 5 / sun goes on shining
sun goes on shining while the debbil beats his wife blues played lefthanded topsy-turvy inside out under the weather down by the sea a broke johnny walker mister meaner bigger than a big man cirrus as a heart attracts more power than a loco motive think your shit don't stink edge against a wall wearing your colors soulfully worn out stylishly distressed
From Muse & Drudge, page 5, by Harryette Mullen, published by Singing Horse Press. Copyright © 1995 by Harryette Mullen. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
Harryette Mullen's work is driven by wordplay, allusion, and popular cliche, and is centered in a larger tradition of African American writing.
Date Published: 1995-01-01
Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/page-5-sun-goes-shining