Rev. Dr. A. Jacob Hassler Poems

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11.
To The Illegitimate Child

to the illegitimate child,
whose streets are dimly lit
who pores thru dusty photo albums
for the eyes that look like his,
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12.
Christine P., If You Read This, I Still Remember You

Christine P., if you read this, i still remember you
more than i should
more than you know
you have never strayed far from my mind,
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13.
Tiny Battles

who wants to wage war
with the Orgy of Four?
against those who don’t score
them an Eight or more?
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14.
Bribery

ample-breasted girls
can get almost anything
by leaning over
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15.
Etc.

my pen is like a
frightened octopus
the way it shoots its ink.
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16.
The Laugh Of God

the morning after heavy drinking
last night's liquor
straps me to my whirling bed
and makes me wear
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17.
Very Same Firsts

before i met you,
i had already done everything
for the first time
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18.
Ode To A Black Pen

my Black Pen is like my Princess

the way they run about
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19.
Blessed Yoke

two-way stop signs
shot up with holes

a good pair of boots
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20.
Akimbo

are we not just
bouncing around in a great rubber inferno
occasionally colliding with one another
until one of us breaks?
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