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wait till afternoon

wait till afternoon buy a carton how the heart is lonely find them in me who could not love me a long time play the songs they left behind that bring sadness to drink with me  

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I put a flower in the hand of a ghost

I put a flower in the hand of a ghost and it falls through onto the floor it is difficult to give them things and it hurt me to see it try to pick it up    

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I had bought 4 or 5 books of poetry over a 3 month period

I had bought 4 or 5 books of poetry over a 3 month period from Dymocks Bookstore the last being Robert Gray’s Lineations the older sales girl who had served me on times before looked at me as if I … Continue reading

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when you got on top

when you got on top you looked so serious and fog blew from your breath like a train on its tracks and your top was pretty blue  

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the last long kiss I had never told me

the last long kiss I had never told me ‘this is your last long kiss remember how you look at the moon through her hair’  

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4 walls make a poem of yourself

4 walls make a poem of yourself stare at a $40.00 picture you hung 20 yrs ago when you could lasso the moon pull it down tame it for her  

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5-5-18

they had loved me for short periods of tenderness I sing to them from my quiet rooms when morning comes I am alone  

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