“clinging to the corner / in the back of the bus” (S. Hawthorne)

70s rosenberg

Past issues of Forum magazine can be found at CCSF’s Louise & Claude Rosenberg, Jr. Library, R335 (Archives). Clockwise from left: acrophobia (1971), Reality Trip (1972), (no title, 1973), Mild Perversions (1974), Double Mirage (1975), & other lovely insects (1976).

by S. Hawthorne

clinging to the corner
in the back of the bus
sad-fish-eyes
without-trust
sucking his little finger
a bible clutched in his curled body
an afterthought
signed,
love

“(untitled),” by S. Hawthorne originally published in Forum (1972, City College of San Francisco).

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