Jack Kerouac’s Blue Buddha Face

20 Sep

He is Indio. He fed on thistle, pine and

blue milk; the fore milk, the thirst milk.

Saffron milk, the hind milk. Rich.

He is the sun.

He is scar-faced and nicotine stained,

with tigers above and tigers below.

Superior to the night I feed his image

saffron cakes and lotus.

Tight in his hands, the valleys, the peaks,

the caverns below. The grasp of the now,

the pull of the late.I am constant.

His tiger mother.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: