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Chicagoetry: I Wanna Paint Really Cool Murals, Man


I wanna be a muralist, man.
I wanna paint really cool murals.

Elephants and sausages and very pretty
ladies, and, well, I'm a little off

rainbows these days but
I'll keep an open mind about it.

A lot of murals already have rainbows.
Huge oranges, fat black cats.

But I'll only paint on brick,
I wanna specialize in brick.

Deadly oil paints.
So I'll paint with a mask.

I'll paint in the dark, too.
Wanna get an idea

of the street light
at night.

Probably some sort of protective eye gear.
White, wait, black bib overalls.

Sick ladders, I mean, just a couple of really
beautiful ladders with lots of acrobatic permutations.

Groovy little pick-up truck.
Fuckin' built-in beer cooler.


J.J. Tindall is the Beachwood's poet-in-residence. He welcomes your comments. Chicagoetry is an exclusive Beachwood collection-in-progress.


More Tindall:

* Chicagoetry: The Book

* Ready To Rock: The Music

* Kindled Tindall: The Novel


Posted on December 27, 2010

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