Here is It's Easy and Trouble In The Ghetto from Midatlantic Vol. 3, No. 11 (1979).
Both sound a little familiar to me, but the titles are not listed in the database.
The third poem is Funny Man, which was collected in “the night torn mad with footsteps,” but I’m including it here because it...
The "Fugs" made a recording of Buk's "having the flu with nothing else to do."
Manuscript is "having the flu and nothing else to do"
I read this book about Dos Passos and according to this
D.P. ended up in the Hollywood Hills reading the
WALL STREET JOURNAL.
this seems to happen often...
Well, here we see drinking replaced with something else (again), along with the typical old cut and gut.
Can someone explain how, by any stretch of the imagination, THE BUTCHER got "satisfied" out of that poem, and decided to start it off that way? If it isn't the opposite of satisfied...
What's up with that, by the way? Removing drinking from the poems? I noticed one earlier today in here, and now Darlings of the Word has "drink" removed (I can't make side by side files for all of these - it would take the rest of my life).
[Side by side comparison was made after all. -ed.]
Some weird changes in this one. Well, no more weird as any of them I guess.
Taking out a blow job and a sexual reference to little boys in one place, but adding a sexual reference to little boys in another (?), making a "black guy" a "skinny guy"...
Here's the manuscript.