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Mark R Slaughter


Poems of Mark R Slaughter

221. Our Mutual Fun 2/2/2009
222. Our Vestiges Of Chance 2/15/2014
223. Overweight with Food 10/4/2009
224. Ovum 11/4/2013
225. Pantoum on Nature's Patience 11/16/2009
226. Paradox 1/13/2011
227. Paranoia 10/6/2013
228. Payment 11/9/2010
229. Peace Came 3/6/2010
230. Pen 10/12/2010
231. Pen It! 11/14/2011
232. Phileas the Frog 4/28/2009
233. Phlebotomist (not for the squeamish) 3/7/2009
234. Photograph 12/22/2010
235. PIANO 3/23/2009
236. Pink 11/2/2010
237. Pirouetting Autumn 11/3/2009
238. Pleasant Night 10/23/2009
239. Poem 2/19/2010
240. Poetry On The Chin 5/24/2010

One More Fag

Death in the browned leaves
Transmits the stench
Into his lungs

Draws out the fluid;
Crab cells travel out
Through metastatic pain,

Become a new distortion;
Black-coated ruins
Beg for oxygen;

As a stop gap it helps;
That ‘just one more fag' talk
Did it

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