Reader response to the Hero contemplation

Now lemmee get this straight

You say
You’re tortured because you can’t write
You can’t write because you’re tortured

You say
These times have made me cynical
These times confirm your cynicism

Now lemmee say one thing
I’d rather rope steers
Than talk politics with you

I’d rather get skunk drunk
Under a goose-neck trailer

Your despair is more boring
Than The Merv Griffin Show

Your sniveling whine
Your dime-a-dozen solutions to crime

Get off your tail and cook
Do time
But don’t burn mine

Santa Rosa, Ca.

Sam Shepard

Oh yeah……….

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