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Whiskey the old town's in flames the rivers roil and will not heed us any more Page 7 Always It all came so quickly the walk into the river the first small loss of life Now my home is thought of as the village ruin My company subsists on what can be carried in handbags or smuggled in make-up cases Will it be understood (will you understand) if I say I did not expect to lose so much? I am thought of now as the village idiot although the village has itself outgrown its boundaries and begun to rot In the honeymoon hotels the sheets are black the pillows ripped by hairpins Old shaving equipment crawls across the floor an inch a year Where are the electrical sockets?

My little darling our voices match! Life goes on a capella! Page 13 Famous Insanity, Rejected by the Second Generation You come to me and say, Well everyone has kissed me now but you and because of my personal history I understand the need to find me this late in life so I will never break our embrace The guards grow nervous, then hostile when they see that you are staying but can do nothing I have committed no public crime I am here because there is no place else to go The warden goes off to consult the prefect and they are never seen again Rumors spread through the cell blocks of high government love affairs of breakdowns in procedure because of a sudden passion for endless embraces My pain becomes famous and often imitated by schoolgirls in the gymnasiums by slave laborers in the brick factories Our clothes rot away Our skins become identical and many colored You begin to think you have been wrong about me all your life Your friends told you, There are madmen kept in special prisons by their own leave you must go and win their affection Your friends now are coupled in the hallways the attics of your rooming house and only I am left to hold you Seasons, years, centuries No one will ever again try to change your mind There are madmen kept in special prisons with their lovers no one visits, no one brings food or magazines Page 14 and in silent loony bins the future populations are born and instructed their heads are made full of mountain memories they have been told about your final acquiescence they band together in safe groups and learn, and think, and despise us both Page 15 Ecclesiology Out of the sky perhaps?

Whiskey the old town's in flames the rivers roil and will not heed us any more Page 7 Always It all came so quickly the walk into the river the first small loss of life Now my home is thought of as the village ruin My company subsists on what can be carried in handbags or smuggled in make-up cases Will it be understood (will you understand) if I say I did not expect to lose so much? I am thought of now as the village idiot although the village has itself outgrown its boundaries and begun to rot In the honeymoon hotels the sheets are black the pillows ripped by hairpins Old shaving equipment crawls across the floor an inch a year Where are the electrical sockets?

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