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Friday, September 03, 2010

Cave Paintings



Every bolt is rusty. The lead flakes from every span. The drifts of grit idle along the curb. Newspaper jellyfish float on the exhaust breeze. A block of ice is Seven Cities of Cibola. Ninety-nine people close the window. But one raises it and sits on the sill. It's enough.

3 comments:

KiltedCelt said...

The "Jake" in this vid is Jake LaMotta, you know, "The Raging Bull"? Pretty cool, eh?

SippicanCottage said...

Jake had a little renaissance in the 80s there, didn't he?

Anonymous said...

.... Tom Waits is a genius....

Eric