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Since we both like "The Stoner's Poems""Travis Moves to Savannah, GA"TravisOn the occasion of his moving from our areaTo the mysterious EastSavannah GA, that is, I asked myself to try and capture somethingUncertain as I am of my abilities to capture anythingSignificant About Travis he is so largeThe unique TravisThe ubiquitous TravisThe dependable TravisThe undependable TravisThe funny TravisThe exasperating TravisThe generous TravisThe annoying Travis-- that guy.I’ve been to Savannah and I am thinkingThat may a good place for Travis.Not all places would be good for TravisA place has to be big enough for TravisBut not too bigQuirky enough for TravisAnd probably could not be too quirky.Savannah, for example,The Savannah I knowIs as quirky a place as I have been in the southernUnited StatesAnd I think Travis might take his placeAlong a community of other half-madColorfulSometimes crazy but still civilizedCitizens of that historic city.The Savannah I know is the site of one of the firstSettlements of Spanish speaking JewsIn North AmericaA sweltering hanging gardensThe Savannah I know is loaded with Drunks former and presentCross dressersMountebanksTransvestitiesSouthern eccentricsGhosts and madmenVoodoo priests and shamans.Savannah was basically founded To serve as a dumping ground for English thievesAnd criminals.I’m confident TravisWill fit in fine.jsg, usa
Think about the revisions in 50 years hence. H.
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