On Bourbon, Again

Hear about Fat Billy?


Caught a ball of snakes.

Where? Was HE drinking?

Not on bourbon.


What was he doing?

Trying to get somewhere

bumped into them, rattle snakes

say it scared him, bad,

say they was all gray,

first thing he thought:

elephant trunks,

ball of Republicans down here drowned in the shit they made.

I know that’s right! You mean cottonmouths?

Rattlers don’t like water.


They were DEAD


Why you reckon they gray? And rattlesnakes?

Fat Billy reckons they were trapped under a porch.

What’d he do with them?

Ate’em. I told him they might be poison. You know what he said? Ever thing else is. You know, he’s right.


They got six on

Danziger bridge

last night




About anthonyuplandpoetwatkins

https://www.goodreads.com/AnthonyUplandpoetWatkins born in Jackson, The United States August 04, 1959 gender male website http://www.lulu.com/shop/search.ep?contributorI... genre Poetry, Historical Fiction influences James M. Lancaster, Brenda Black White, Gertrude Stein, William Carlos Williams, and Al Filreis member since March 2011 About this author edit data As one of the most public lives ever lived by a private citizen, there is little about me that isn't already available at Facebook or Shelfari and countless other places. Poet, writer, construction worker, salesman, truck driver, climber into the attics of total strangers, father and husband, and all around one of the luckiest men on the planet. My luck continued with a win in the June Goodreads Newsletter Contest! What an honor! http://anthonyuplandpoetwatkins.wordp... Additional Influences: Bob Dylan, William Faulkner, Barbara Kingsolver, Gloria Naylor, Eudora Welty
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