Gregory Corso

26 March 1930 ā€“ 17 January 2001 / New York City, New York


What simple profundities
What profound simplicities
To sit down among the trees
and breathe with them
in murmur brool and breeze ā€”

And how can I trust them
who pollute the sky
with heavens
the below with hells

Well, humankind,
Iā€™m part of you
and so my son

but neither of us
will believe
your big sad lie
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