'I never met a woman who liked Steely Dan.'
I said it over a drink,
to a male friend.
He reckoned William B would have laughed at that;
although who knows, maybe
there's a heaven,
for writers, dopers, artists and musicians,
where the two Tom Verlaines
know both Rimbauds?
We argued over culture high and low, placed
in the canon by the
We agreed, at last, to differ over what
the goddamn hell art should be -
and drank to that.