racetrack

then I wonder
what am I doing in the
clubhouse?
I used to sit in the
grandstand
in the cement sun deck
and I’d see the men
I used to work
the factories and civil service
jobs with

what am I doing in the
clubhouse?

I meet the maitre d’
of a famous restaurant
we know each other
talk about the 3rd. race
possibilities

the race goes off

he wins
I lose

what am I doing in the
clubhouse?