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Mark R Slaughter


Poems of Mark R Slaughter

301. Wallow in the Greed 10/8/2009
302. We Just Know 7/26/2012
303. Were There Hope 11/7/2009
304. When Evil Becomes You 3/11/2009
305. When Science Falters 3/11/2009
306. Where Beauty Reigned 3/11/2009
307. White Van Man 10/6/2013
308. Wife to Be (Petrarchan Sonnet) 6/11/2010
309. WINDOW 3/24/2009
310. Winter 11/3/2009
311. Witch 3/3/2011
312. Within a Note 2/1/2012
313. Within Clouds 12/25/2011
314. Womanhood 3/15/2012
315. Women for the Men 11/27/2010
316. Wonderful World 3/27/2009
317. Work, Sleep, Work, Sleep, Work 2/11/2009
318. Worry 12/5/2009
319. Yorkshire's Autumn-Winter Transition 11/8/2014
320. You, the Dark 10/8/2009

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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