Tom J. Mariani

Rookie (January 1948 / San Francisco, CA)

You Can'T Hide It All - Poem by Tom J. Mariani

The hair can be dyed
Textured and cut
The face can be made up
The rest nipped and tucked

However worn dry slightly
Cracked heels of feet stricking
Out of the back of
Fashionable sling- back sandals

Do not lie

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Comments about You Can'T Hide It All by Tom J. Mariani

  • Marilyn Lott (11/9/2007 8:18:00 AM)

    So much to be said about fashions
    back in the day. Keep writing, Tom!


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 8, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 23, 2011

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