“Be fascinating!”

                         Oscar Wilde

 

Bubbles in a glass of Dom,

the passersby on Noe Street

pirouette their way

from party to party,

under the smile of a crescent moon.

 

Did you hear the Apollo astronaut

said one of the most beautiful sights

is a urine dump at sunset?

 

Boisterous laughter sound

like the drumming of Olatunji.

 

On concupiscent Castro bi-ways,

echoes of steps sound too lonely

walking through the streets.

 

Longing to bottle the aphrodisiac

of falling in love over and over again,

they hunger for a carnival of erotic life.

 

Maya Angelou said

people will never forget

how you made them feel.

 

In the Market Street morning sun,

an ebullient gent with a top hat

strolls around in the nude,

his day-glow orange member

proudly exposed.

 

Milton P. Ehrlich, Ph.D. is an 86-year-old psychologist. He is also a Korean War veteran who has published many poems in periodicals such as the “Wisconsin Review,” “Descant,” “Toronto Quarterly Review,” “Chariton Review,” “Vox Poetica,” “Red Wheelbarrow,” “Christian Science Monitor,” “Huffington Post,” and the “New York Times.

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