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Punch-Drunk

They’re victorious again, and we ate our bread and we filled our cup, punch-drunk for the duration content cheering on the team

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But Who…?

I. But who is to blame? The government. But who is to blame? The politicians. But who is to blame? The military. But who is to blame? The police. But who is to blame? Wall Street. But who is to … Continue reading

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Olive Tree

daylight fading into evening shade tree branches swaying old record played on repeat no street lights here nothing to fear but aching feet and tired eyes havent cried in too long the records skipping mid-song just as I started singing … Continue reading

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Circus

my eyes see only clowns the circus is in town it comes around every now and then there are two shows this year and you can catch them on TV and tune in until the end the elephant and donkey do great … Continue reading

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