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My hair is a mess of unforgiven resolutions.
My back knows the gloaming of antiquity.
Did I use those words right?

I'm stretching my arms like pieces of gum.
Gummy elbow, hmm, wonder if it tastes like strawberries.
I can't reach.

Something else I can't remember.
The sun rises like a glowing potato.
I should probably brush my teeth.

My eyes know the sight of my eyes.
At this hour, glass always laughs.
This mirror is foggy, laughing at me.

Said if I only could ...
-KB

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1 posted 07-31-2002 11:00 PM       View Profile for brian sites   Email brian sites   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for brian sites

Mike-
you've ripped thoughts out of my head
wrapped them in christmas words
and birthdayed my eyes
I have been to those stanzas
and they were not always pleasant
verses to visit
you are a gift to this forum dude
BS
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Thanks, Brian!

Said if I only could ...
-KB

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Yanno, it's been said, that I sound like a popcorn popper, when I get out of the rack.

note to Karenity & deTanya,
(Rack = bed, in this context)

Liked the "Sgt. Pepperishness"

~Ed
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4 posted 09-23-2002 07:02 PM       View Profile for bsquirrel   Email bsquirrel   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for bsquirrel

You just gave stretching on the rack a new context.
 
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