P.S. Nelson Algren has disappeared

Mike Bell
Mike Bell
Mar 20 · 1 min read
Image by Friedhelm Brandenburg from Pixabay

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.

Mike Bell

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Mike Bell

Since Nov ’15 I’ve been writing at least one poem a day. Some have been published & made money. By poem #10,000, I will be 85 yrs old & have beaten dementia.

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