SECTION FIVE
POETRY

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COLUMN TWENTY-NINE, JANUARY 1, 1998
(Copyright 1998 Al Aronowitz)


(Photo Courtesy Myles Aronowitz)
(Copyright 1998 Myles Aronowitz)

GIMME BACK MY WIG
The Hound Dog Taylor Blues

Gimme Back My Wig
  I Got The Hound Dog Taylor Gimme Back My Wig
                                                          I Gotta Get Out Of This
Town Blues

Gimme Back My Wig
  cause I'm thumbin a ride after midnight on
                                                 The Hound Dog Taylor
Alligator
                           New Orleans Memphis Chicago 61 Blues Highway yes
I gotta
                                                 get out of this town fore somebody
does me in

Gimme Back My Wig
  the blonde crew cut is the only one that'll work now cause
                                                                               it's
already late
               maybe too late in these last days final hours
of this Rush
                       Limbaugh Newt Gingrich Pat Buchanan Jesse
                         Helms George Bush Ronald Reagan Richard
                           Nixon Joseph McCarthy J. Edgar Hoover
                             new age government this Ralph Reed
                              Pat Robertson Jerry Falwell cult
                                Christian Coalition Moral
                                  Majority American
                                     Renaissance KKK
                                      Militiaman
                                         takeover
                                          of
                                           America
                                                        the Land of the Fee Home of
the Brave
                                                         we Killed the Indians why
not the
                                                            Decadent Poets Artists
Musicians
                                                               Blacks Jews Hispanics
Orientals
                                                                 HomoLesbians Beat
Generation
                                                                   X Smart Women
Outsiders
                                                                      the Sad Downtrodden
                                                                       Stepped on Walked
                                                                         on Kicked and
                                                                           Killed all
                                                                              the
                                                                              morally
                                                                              depraved

yes please Gimme Back My Wig
I don't think the red Afro gonna work need that skinhead
look
                                                                          tonight
slippin
           left to right and over the fence outta this hellhole
backstreet
                underground alley I been crowded into by
American
                      brownshirtarmbandschoolyardBullyThugs

Gimme Back My Wig
  I'm climbing out the back window paint brushes and pens old
canvases
             crumpled papers peanut butter sandwich hanging
                      from my back all my possessions as
                          The Swat Team breaks down
                            the front door cause I'm
                                behind on my rent
                                     and The Land
                                        Lord come
                                        to pay me
                                         a visit
                                            yes I'm convicted of being on
the wrong side
                                              and I'm convinced that this new
state is
                                                                          taxation
                                              without representation and I've
watched this
                                                new state force the 1st
Amendment to
                                                  disappear and I've
experienced the
                                                   protection of this new
omnipotent
                                                         police state of by and
                                                               for the rich
                                        yes I say it's high time
                                             to put on my wig
                                                 and finally
                                                       say
                                                        goodbye

cause I Go a Lethal Dose of The Hound Dog Taylor Gimme Back
My Wig
                                               I Gotta Get Out Of This Town
Blues  ##

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