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71.
An Old Man
An old man is drinking
In the cool night
Beneath intricately scattered stars.
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72.
Mockery Is High Art
The sky is stormy black,
Even scavenger birds
Are too disoriented to attack
On a day void of perceptible light.
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73.
The Immense, Poignant Beauty
Don’t go downward
Into dark sunless thoughts;
Don’t remove tenderness
From your plans
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74.
A Sullen Girl
I quietly walk immense, lonely streets
And think of a sullen girl
Whose eyes were always
Watery and sad,
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75.
Braless In Detroit
In the early 1970’s
The singer Rickie Lee Jones
Was arrested in Detroit
For not wearing a bra.
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76.
World-Weary Girl
World-weary girl,
Tears form in your eyes,
Confusion swirls
Like a virulent tornado
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77.
An Impatient Man
My heart is weary with a new hurt,
I’m disappointed with taxis
That fail to bring you home
On a dark night of cold rain.
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78.
Piss In The Face Of Destiny
Cloaked in disguises
In the alley of thieves,
I’m violently tested and seeking reprieves
From tortuous days
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79.
I Can'T Find Anything Left To Kill
It is always a startling surprise
When the first fragile rays
Of another sunrise
Peak through the window blinds
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80.
We Were Made For This Desire
I will be king of the flowery paths,
I will walk with you among the gardenias,
We’ll be barefoot among fragrant fields,
We’ll unclothe ourselves like ancient gods and goddesses,
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