Richard Jarboe


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New book 'What it Takes.' Old book, 'Trash Marks the Spot.' Cds available on internet. Plays include, 'Hamelin, ' co-written with Harvey Shield, 'There Goes the Judge, ' 'Let's Not Forget, ' and 'Remnants.' more »

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  • Rookie Malcolm Hart (1/15/2014 7:56:00 AM)

    Before I go any further...
    Are you the Richard Jarboe I knew in the 1980s inSilver Lake storefront theatre?
    If you are this is Malcolm still alive and kicking.

  • Rookie Malcolm Hart (1/15/2014 7:55:00 AM)

    Before I go any further...
    Are you the Richard Jarboe I knew in the 1980s inSilver Lake storefront theatre?
    If you are this is Malcolm still alive and kicking.

  • Rookie Malorie Genoff (11/5/2006 11:07:00 AM)

    i truly think you have talent and enjoyed reading your poems very much

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Everybody is Getting Out of Town

Population, getting out of town,
Population, got their running shoes,
Population, wondering which road to choose,
Everybody's getting out of town.

They all want to leave; they would if they could,
But right now the road's no good,
If you're not crying, you might as well laugh,
While you're trying to get out of town.

Power plant, glowing in the dark,
Nobody sure, what set the spark,
They say the island is sinking fast,
Everybody's getting out of town.

Population, looking for a sign,
Whose fault is it, living on the fault line? ...

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