SURREAL SKETCHES OF CHICAGO IN E MINOR by Jeffrey Littrell

like a balloon dancing

on the wind

aimlessly drifting

Fellini-esque

 

you lay beside me

eyes fluttering

carried gently along

embraced by slumber

 

next morning

we step off the train

as blue diamond raindrops

illuminate Lake Shore

 

I kissed you underneath

the Sunday Tribune

then gazed at the rainbow

over Navy Pier

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About digthroughlife

I am a fifty-three year old poet who also writes fiction. I worked twenty-three years for the USPS, though never enthusiastically. I am a member of French Writers Worldwide and have had several poems published in French and Spanish. I hold strong opinions on music, film, and human rights. Some of my influences are Charles Bukowski, Arthur Rimbaud, Dylan Thomas, Leonard Cohen, Tom Waits, Bob Dylan, Sylvia Plath, W.B Yeats, Bob Marley, William Blake, and Hunter S. Thompson. I'm an avid fan of the New York Yankees, Oakland Raiders, and Indiana Pacers. I like traveling by car. I enjoy seeing rock and alt-country bands in small venues. I hold a black belt in Taekwondo, but no longer spar due to injuries incurred in a motorcycle accident in 2005. I play acoustic guitar. I love Crown Royal whiskey and California Kush. Women are both the bane of my existence and all that sustains me. I believe strongly in the power of love and heartbreak. View all posts by digthroughlife

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