jake, he was a friend of mine late night supermarket- 17th aisle between the coffee and the poison nails up against the baby food tearing sobs from wet paper boundaries out of control. clarity's understudy in melting philosophy. inside of me. in style. jakey boy, come home, your mama's drunk again she knocked around the baby and polished off your gin jakey baby, stella saw it all go up in flames but you've been outta ear shot for so long you prob'ly didnt hear her scream your name jake, he was a longtime lover early morning- blinking like the dying neon invitation that faded out of business just last june wired, shaky, overdrawn come back to bed and let me do all those things that make you wild tie me up. i'll take you down. you know i'll always be around. for the duration.