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Conversation

How much is good news? Is it easy? To remember This was the first place That week in December Look at all the change Since that time has passed Want another drink? Will that be the last? Subjects twist and … Continue reading

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Leon

Thank you for The free fries Each customer Truth and lies? Although they weren’t yours Still a good thought A wave and smile Value not brought Something better Happy in your work Until you get a poem From another jerk … Continue reading

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Toaster

Why unplug me? Use me every day Toast, bagels, and crumpets Any which way Why don’t you ever? Clear out my crumbs Where there is smoke Fire becomes Please clean me At least once a week Know I’m not a … Continue reading

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Perhaps

Perhaps in the card There will be a poem? Written by Your own delicate hand Just spontaneous Nothing planned Perhaps this new job Is just what you need Away from the politics Disarray And the greed Perhaps I regret I’ve … Continue reading

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He

He will never know you From now to when you’re complete Towers over you He will be at your feet He doesn’t even try Doesn’t know your favourite band Never notices you cry Why won’t he understand? How can he … Continue reading

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Puddle

Rain Each droplet Represents a world Lost or discovered? A lie or truth unfurled It soaks Way beyond skin Coat or cloak? Sin or begin Changes with wind Not unlike the mind Droplets become streams Lives entwined Mark Scotchford 11/09/2017

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Knowing

Obsessed with flying Knowing we are dying Never stop trying Ignoring the lying Staying true Me, them, and you Knowing what to do Will pull us through Cannot give in Knowing we have to win Never end but begin Although … Continue reading

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