Climb the highest mountain, punch the face of god

We always have now

We always have now,
In this neighborhood
With the drunks next door
And the various car alarms
That keep going off,
They remind us that
We always have now…

The business of now,
Reminds us that
Blood is not necessarily
Thicker than bread and water.

Only the probation is thick
And will be with you
For a number of years.

We always have now,
In this hateful village,
While you scratch your arm and shiver
From lack of booze and crack
Or whatever you're on this week.

In this now,
We have minutes before
I say my final goodbye
And shove ten dollars into your
Shaky, scabbed palm
And send you on your way.

If you ever decide to change,
Call me.

May 2, 2005

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