If I went back on my word, every For Sale sign in the state would be strewn across my lawn, and Debbie would be up half the night petrified that some drunken peckerhead
was ser to burn us out.
And on 22 August Ginsberg responds: "I meant by the way that the peckerhead
romanticism came in where you fungled up the choice of jobs until you are so screwed up that the only practical thing is to be Wolfish" (16-17).
But just when it looks as if Charlie might as well feed himself to his prize pointers, King's Whipple and Duke's Knob, the peckerhead
, too, converts to Zeus, via Epictetus.
He closed with one of his trademark pronouncements: "In this age of meanness, there's nothing you can do but bite the perfidious peckerheads
in the butt.
When Red protested, Charlie said smoothly, 'Now Chood, can't afford to have any of these peckerheads
get wise to you being ofay [white]