Add the smell of dogshit
and broken sewers and I could almost be back in my kitchen in Monterrey.
But if one judges the film without the fashion, it is equally execrable, a disagreeable mess of dogshit
and bedroom farce that a teenager would edit out of a home movie.
Amidst the unbelievable urban awfulness that the English excel at, a tangle of plastic signs and traffic cones, of trash and dogshit
, vacant lots and kebab shops, an ugliness originating not from poverty, but from the slight edge of prosperity on poverty that makes discount furniture stores and Woolworths possible?
I know two"--one a chemist's messenger and one who collects dogshit
Grief has you by the hair with one And with the forceps of its other hand Uses your mouth to trowel the dogshit
up; Watches you lift your arms to Heaven; and then Pounces and screws your nose into the filth.
Along the grey iced sidewalk revealed piles of dogshit
, papers, bits of old clothing, are the human pledges, call them, "We are here and have been all the time.