#2,357 Hoffman’s Concern

Mike Bell/ March 21, 2022/ www.mikebellpoems.com/ 0 comments

Valium failed to engender
a happiness for suburban
rats – freedom imposes an
isolation on flitting minds
[& other such wild effects]
& their vacant mirrors say
nothing new – blemishing
thoughts turned tightly as
Hoffman took to heroin – I
hear – he was shortened in
expectations [evaporating
marriages & relationships
too] – in such dull mid-life
things he sat fucked anew

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