BREAKING NEWS!
1 february 2018

i will spare you the details, but after a year of hopelessly suffering my quickly degenerating web host i have decided to discontinue our collaboration - and spread the word: freewebs sucks!

which means that with immediate effect captain beefheart electricity will be flashing on at the new address
beefheart.xyz
see you there, you're welcome...

captain beefheart electricity

don van vliet SINGING INK
poetry and fine arts


 

HEY GARLAND I DIG YOUR TWEED COAT

poem
from usa 140570 magazine ROLLING STONE #58
reproduced england 197? book THE LIVES AND TIMES OF CAPTAIN BEEFHEART (1st edition)
reprinted 1982 inner sleeve ICE CREAM FOR CROW album
reprinted germany 1985 catalog DON VAN VLIET * SECHS BILDER
reprinted switzerland 1987 book SKELETON BREATH, SCORPION BLUSH
reprinted italy 1996 book LUCA FERRARI * PEARLS BEFORE SWINE ICE CREAM FOR CROWS

notes:
later became the lyrics of the SONG on the 1982 album ICE CREAM FOR CROW
some small typing errors have been corrected



 don van vliet 1970

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note: this is one of four poems - from '69 or early 1970 - that were published along the essential read
i'm not even here, i just stick around for my friends

tip! if you like you can click clack to the other poems right away:
sun dawn dance
one man sentence
the beep seal

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