Is That Jack?

Strange Island

Listening to Jack Kerouac
reading haikus
drunk
to saxophone in some
sleazy New York jazz club.

Is that what I want,
to be a failed
college football star,
driven by my sensual nature
at war with my
Nirvana seeking self,
to be a drunk
to abandon my daughter
to take nothing seriously
to die of liver disease
at 47
and have it all documented?

But wait.
Is that Jack
or is that just Paul being all
sour grapes?

– Paul Bourgeois, September 17, 2012

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