[West Coast Linda] Underground Man

by | Mar 21, 2021 | Uncategorized, West Coast Linda

College English in California found us studying the classic Underground
Man. It is a psychological piece of writing, devoid of punctuation and
other grammatical devices. The story is about a man complaining about his
liver. In reality, the liver filters out the body’s toxins. Everything
ingested must pass through this organ.

After pages and pages of unselfconscious, unmonitored non-grammatical
whining by this loner, in the end he remarks that his liver condition has

We’re led to believe it’s only the things we ingest physically which rocks
our health; but paradoxically, it’s the negative psychological debris
building up in our minds which intercepts the energy needed to run our
physical systems.


Linda Brady

Linda Brady

Grandma Linda is a squigily peg in a square hole. Her poetry is aimed at moving the world to love, unity and perfect margaritas. And after years of perfecting the art, she has the skill to paint a better world and make it so.

When she is not serving customers, gazing at rocks, or visiting her grandchildren Linda is writing poetry. And even during all the above activities she has been known to write still.

– Zackary (self proclaimed “Favorite Grandson”)