Mark Pollins

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Mark Pollins Poems

1. Palestine Children's Rhyme 2/11/2010
2. Here And There In The Land Of Israel, Winter 2005 10/11/2007
3. Free 9/30/2009
4. Counting Crows 10/11/2007
5. The Playstation Generation 10/11/2007
6. Cool 10/11/2007
7. Equilibrium 10/7/2009
8. Twelve Haiku Poems 10/11/2007
9. Two Loudspeakers 10/11/2007
10. Prologue 10/11/2007
11. Screaming 10/11/2007
12. Morning Carefree 10/11/2007
13. Boots Of Love 10/11/2007
14. I'M One Of Those Writers Who Doesn'T Know How To Spell 10/10/2007
15. Create New 10/11/2007
16. Singing Myself To Sleep 10/11/2007
17. Sanity Has Lost Its Mind 10/11/2007
18. The Boys Are Rocking Tonight 10/11/2007
19. Having Fun At The New Mall 10/11/2007
20. Marooned 10/11/2007
21. Rwanda Blues 10/11/2007
22. Parents 10/11/2007
23. While Taking A Bite Of My Sloppy Felafel Pita 10/10/2007
24. Breaking Of Certainties 10/11/2007
25. From Within The Unlit Fridge 10/11/2007
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Palestine Children's Rhyme

I was hit in the head by the truth one day
Ever since the incident I've crawled this way
So stick their legs, arms, hearts in plaster
Tell me lies about Palestine

Heard the Muezzin screaming at four
Couldn't find myself, went back to sleep on the floor
So fill my ears with Bach
Stick their legs, arms, hearts in plaster
I'll tell you lies about Palestine

I shut my eyes and see an endless line of moustached men
'slept in my car, been here since 2 ...

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Singing Myself To Sleep

Seven hours of television a day are watched in an average American home.
The Drug-store cowboy, replaces the Western lone-ranger.
A picture of children smiling in their sleep,
Seems out of place in a shop window on Broadway.
A beggar girl showers me with compliments to make sure she’ll get my change.
The passengers of a tired evening subway, dart suspicious looks at my friend and & I,
For we are smiling, talking loudly, enjoying ourselves.

In the playground the “Stars and stripes” is

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