The Poetry of
Jack Scott


Always the man said,
you know it, do it!
Always I said,
of course you’re right
– and blew it.
Always the man said,
you know,
Always I did,
and it didn’t.
Always the man said
you know.
Then one day I knew
and I did what I was going to do
– anyway,
and it worked alright for me.
And the man said:,
but what about me –


491 ®Copyright 1976 Jack Scott. All rights reserved.