RAVEN MACK is a mystic poet-philosopher-artist of the Greater Appalachian unorthodox tradition who publishes zines & physical books & electronic books & music & photography & digital art & just generally whatever feels necessary to survive this deluded earth thru Rojonekku Word Fighting Arts survival systems (Version 69, establish 14 Feb 1973). Comments encouraged.

Saturday, January 10

TOP TEN MEMORIES OF SS VA

#1: solitary work/of forever ‘sploding mind/what which won’t shut up
#2: stabbing shard haiku/poking at peace & quiet/fetal quilt cuddle
#3: survival depends/upon wood for warmth - plants for/sustenance - plus sun
#4: born under bad sign/4 shooting stars made Xes/as I crowned - “what’s up?”
#5: born king of paupers/born pimp of borrowed kingdoms/born half-fucking dead
#6: slow molasses nights/half-a-hydrocodone &/curl up on dog couch
#7: I hear the kraftwerk/in the faucet’s slow trickle/to keep from freezing
#8: deep freezes kill fleas/ticks minor pests but spring with/warm rains brings them back
#9: mongrel mutt begging/to go outside only to/bark to come back in
#10: “mongrel mutt” is me/mud-faced mix-up left outside/barking to get in

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