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Learning From Our Lass

I've been trying since I got released
I want to start anew
but it's impossible to get a job
when I can't secure an interview
they're gossiping down the bookies
and in the local boozer
they're saying I'm no kind of man
that I'm only out to use her
they're saying that I'm work-shy
'cause I stay at home all day
while she's out working two jobs
struggling by on minimum pay
I admit I've got...

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Once more

Through the pain of life

And the prick of a knife

I learnt how to live

Surrendered faith to give 

I saw your devotion

Sensed life's promotion 

Catastrophic promise

And disquieting dismiss

I fell into a stratagem

Darkness like tantalum

Covered in loneliness 

But now harmonious

Now I'm ok

Goodbye decay

I've learnt to live again

Forgotten to deign 

I'm ...

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Remote control killers and the wisdom of phallometry

At an early age he realised he wasn't quite right.

Grand theft auto found him too aroused,

in the back streets of Miami he butchered whores,

baseball batted doormen, 

and shot grannies in the face.

 

Here, having volunteered for a program

which may see his sentence reduced,

he finds himself at ease.

The theatre room is sparse, with a large TV at its centre,

he sits na...

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