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Red Lipstick

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Red Lipstick

 

Standing in reverence of a mighty giant

his Nobel words remembered, this fan notes

 

exaggerated bat-like shoulders enhance his

thoughtful gaze - watching the Horseman?

 

Others have stepped up on Galway stone; held

those long, thin legs as they balance, head bent

 

to leave a lipstick imprint of their awe for him

on the space his left hand noncha...

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GLAM!!!!!!!!

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GLAM!!!!!

 

a bald old man

in glitter suits

gets vertigo

on platform boots

his cigar smoke

hangs in the air

whilst outraged fathers

simply stare

and comment on

the raging poof

who hangs precariously

from the roof

or unnoticed

passes by

in the background

on the sly

his black mascara

and red nails

his pouting preening

never fails

to s...

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