P.S. Nelson Algren has disappeared
Kurt V’s postscript lay four lines on
after his enquiry about sex with his
[K.V.’s] wife in another letter home -
I awake at 5.30, work until 8.00 — our
writers — our sires of factual wipes -
live dull lives — but Nelson could not
Originally published at https://mikebellpoems.com on March 20, 2020.