Christopher Barnes: Street Memories
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What The Street Remembers (16)
Truman Capote fumbled in his pockets.
Give is it here man
Jack Dunphy blotted his spittle.
You told me to paint
What The Street Remembers (19)
What's wrong with me?
It was so good
Come on John
Allen Ginsberg wailed an ‘om’.
Neal Cassady queries the address.
She's going there
Someone to play the witch
About the Author: The South Bank Centre in London recorded Christopher Barnes' poem "The Holiday I Never Had"; he can be heard reading it on www.poetrymagazines.org.uk/magazine/record.asp?id=18456. In August 2007 he made a film called "A Blank Screen, 60 seconds, 1 shot" for Queerbeats Festival at The Star & Shadow Cinema Newcastle, reviewing a poem.