Richard Brautigan

(January 30, 1935 – September 14, 1984 / Tacoma, Washington)

Autobiography (Polish It Like A Piece Of Silver) - Poem by Richard Brautigan

I am standing in the cemetery at Byrds, Texas.
What did Judy say? 'God-forsaken is beautiful, too.'
A very old man who has cancer on his face and takes
care of the cemetery, is raking a grave in such a
manner as to almost (polish it like a piece of silver.

Comments about Autobiography (Polish It Like A Piece Of Silver) by Richard Brautigan

  • Rookie - 184 Points Brian Jani (6/22/2014 3:34:00 AM)

    Wow that's a good poem, you convey the message and i could feel the mellow atmosphere (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Paul Slinski (6/2/2006 7:58:00 PM)

    This is incomplete. Either remove it or complete it.: -/ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

Poem Edited: Monday, January 30, 2012

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