in our earlier years
we would walk in the park late at night
write our names in permanent marker
on all of the trash cans, and benches, and slides
you were atop the great water
we had white sails in place of our thighs
and we'd sail through the cans
and the cigarette butts
and the old, broken bottles of wine
and you were a blue as a bird
and i was as green as a snake
and together we'd sleep
with our bodies exposed to the sky
and you were as bright as a boat
and i was as dim as a lake
and together we slept in the brest of the city
and soothed it until it was quiet
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as i drove you down i-25
to see all of my cousins and brothers
and all of the little, bald babies they ?
your window was open
your hair was all blowin
your cigarettes flew towards the sky
but instead they just landed in the middle of the road
and we watched them get hit by a tire
and you were a blue as a bird
and i was as green as a snake
and together we'd sleep
with our bodies exposed to the sky
and you were as bright as a boat
and i was as dim as a lake
and together we slept in the brest of the city
and soothed it until it was quiet
and you were a blue as a bird
and i was as green as a snake
and together we'd sleep
with our bodies exposed to the sky
and you were as bright as a boat
and i was as dim as a lake
and together we slept in the brest of the city
and soothed it until it was quiet


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    General Comment"our tongues were dry as dishrags
    as i drove you down i-25"

    "and all of the little, bald babies they sired"
    megan10465on June 08, 2014   Link

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