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A History Poem by MARINA GIPPS

Bizarre consequence to be absolved
of you, ditchdigger, epitaph author,
chainsmoking jesus,
the guise of a woolen lamb.

For the longest time
I forgot to breathe under the current:
the rudimentary hoax
of our dwindling being.

Submitted: Wednesday, November 30, 2005
Edited: Tuesday, July 10, 2007

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  • Rookie - 3 Points RAY LUCERO (11/30/2005 2:37:00 AM)


    I would like to know what inspired your poem and who the players are.

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