The Kiss-off by Charles Bukowski

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The Kiss-off

it was one at those
half-ass
literary gatherings
and this girl dropped to her
knees on the rug and
said to
him:
“0, Mr.C., let me kiss
that thumb
that great amputated thumb
that appeared in that great American novel
ON THE ROAD!”

Mr. C. held out the amputated thumb
and she kissed
it
and we all came
all around all
around, we all came all
around.

Poem taken from The Willie, Summer 1967 edited by Willie the snort gobbler w/football hair for earmuffs.

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