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1958 by Frank Friel

Memory from skidrow:

A  “greasy spoon”

With a counterman, boney and belligerant,

In a stained apron.

Ancient drunks, sitting at the counter

Like exhibits

All lost in damaged dreams

Hoping the numbness never ends

And memories never return.

by Frank Friel

Frank Friel, cut man, writer and featured guest on the Yandy Project Podcast.

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