the holy mission of russell vidrick

drunk on words i
walk down the street
thinking russ doesn't look
like much of a
knight not even in
the style of don
quixote it's raining while
he tightly holds on
to bree's library card
as if it were
the holy grail more
intent on purpose than
crusade he has a
lost sad look in
his eyes once they
dreamt of proust james
joyce wonka bars with
golden tickets 1960's surf
music and steamy nights
turned to

peering up at the
sky you can just
tell he is looking
for the words to
find himself again as
if they were written
in the

John Dorsey currently resides in Toledo, OH. He is
the author of "Harvey Keitel, Harvey Keitel, Harvey
Keitel" with S.A. Griffin and Scott Wannberg,
Butchershop Press/Rose of Sharon Press/Temple of Man,
2005, and "Moshing With The Cosmos" with Iris Berry,
Magenta Press, 2005. He can be reached at

2006 Underground Voices