From Scratch by John Patrick Robbins

Blue Collar Noir, John Patrick Robbins, Poetry, Punk Noir Magazine

I believe I will burn down the house rather than have to clean it.

Start back from scratch live in a tent drinking wine.

Talking to myself like a crazy person without a care in the world.

Park my car in the nearest pond.
And abandon everything I own because I rather not be tied down to anything.

I will never write a single word again and that will suit me fine.

And many poets will be happy.

I’m kidding.

Cause I believe the world will end before we ever see a happy poet.

Writers will always find a reason to piss and moan.

Much like a drunk will always find another bottle and a excuse.

I was always a miserable bastard to begin with.

No wonder I am a natural when it comes to writing.


Bio: John Patrick Robbins is the editor of The Rye Whiskey Review , Under The Bleachers,  Drinkers Only. His work has been published here at Punk Noir Magazine , Ariel Chart , The San Pedro River Review,  The Mojave River Review,  Piker Press , Romingos Porch, Red Fez, Angry Old Man Magazine , The Dope Fiend Daily , Word Dish, Horror Sleaze Trash , Blognostics . 

His work is always unfiltered.