Dear Dirty America

DDA

April In South Sacramento

July 21
19:59 2013

BRADLEY MASON HAMLIN

Listening
to Nat King Cole
on a beat up
jazz piano record

sipping
vodka-rum on ice

wondering
when
the muse
in a soft
spring-colored dress

will
walk through
my door

blonde
barefoot
lips
the color
of fallen leaves.

Bradley Mason Hamlin is an American writer and the creator of Secret Society Comics. He is an alumni of the University of California, where poet Gary Snyder dubbed Hamlin “The Road Warrior of Poetry!” Born in Los Angeles, Hamlin currently lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, Nicky Christine, and their tribe of suburban children & wild cats. His latest book of poems, California Blonde, is available from Black Shark Press

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