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Dardanella (I wish you were someone else)

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I would love nothing more than to put a spell on you.
I would make you different:
You’d laugh more
Cry more
Try more…
There wouldn’t Continue reading Dardanella (I wish you were someone else)

Scrutiny

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The flowers are turning brown;
Not that you noticed.
You’re not noticing much these days
And its making me wonder
If it’s not so much that you aren’t aware,
As that you don’t a give shit.

I bought you a car,
You barely flinched.
I told you about that new flavor of ice cream,
You “Hmmphed.”
I offered you a free acupuncture treatment,
To treat that thing that happens
When you wake up Continue reading Scrutiny

Twenty two

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A couple is nice
When you visit the beach.
Parking is usually backed up,
So it’s useful to have someone
Procure a spot close to the water.
One of you could have made sandwiches
While the other put sunblock in a beach bag.
Working well together—you could have your toes in the
Water by nine am.

If it starts to rain, Continue reading Twenty two