©1992 Arlen Lazaroff
A SKY OF PERFECT JOY
©1996 Arlen Lazaroff
looking at erotic pictures in book stores
don't make much noise.
they climax it is quick and silent
proverbial fog on cat's feet
and dehydrated harbors
every vulgar boatman hopes for rain.
any ships due to leave this place soon?
they'll have to pay a fee for souvenirs they take away
no loud change jangles in trouser pockets
quiet plastic credit card exchange is made
the books and video tapes they can carry home
freshly laundered outfits.
stands naked in the 24 hour a day adult emporium.
attire, no service
bodies between the covers rendered in ink and paper
tape and the magic of light
vulgar boatman takes flight.