Mandolyn ...


coasting on lucid language


we speak in twisted tongue
at times we buckle rhyme
fall flat when hours wring us dry-

we flip off the sun
when it burns our secret handshake
pokes a hole in the side
of our inflated friendship

sleep with a lazy eye
until a storm comes in handy
to rehabilitate our overdose
of all this brain candy

Submitted: Monday, July 14, 2014
Edited: Monday, July 14, 2014

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sup twisty nuts

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  • Monk E. Biz (7/14/2014 11:34:00 AM)

    Hmmmm?
    Let me drop some acid so I can figure this one out.
    Out of 10, hmmmmmm?
    I'll wait till after the trip to decide (Report) Reply

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