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prakorb

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brush past the henna-handed

dreadlock-tourist-filled

formica topped tables

 

& turn at the dead end

is Shangri-La

 

another world

they sit dirty feet away

yet never know my realm

of jasmine flowers

and lush green plants

that know no names

 

never see the shrine of 

concrete and candle wax

the glass of water, fruit

a garland...

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the kissing gate

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set the clock

for o-two hundred

wake, dress, drive for 30 minutes

on empty roads

 

the blink blink of the car alarm

loud

in the blackness:

through the woods

around the reservoir

ten miles

nearly shit myself

with the things I saw

or thought I saw

and the things I heard

 - thought I heard

 

and I'm a grown man

it's not often ...

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is it just me....

is it just me or is WOL getting interminably slow to load ????

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Geoff

 

sure, if it's cans you want I said:

I dropped off half a dozen

and a pair of trousers

 

the lady constable sat there with me

said thanks

for Geoff really

 

and so it continued

until the day the penny

dropped

my eyes opened

that it made no difference

 

he had money

what he lacked was an exit

a life

and his dead eyes

g...

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