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March 20, 2023


By Jay Passer


the baby grand in the living room
under the coat of arms
and cedar roof beams

what's to become of us?

sold for gold teeth, a cracked spyglass,
back alley blitzkrieg and
Cayman Island cucarachas

what's become of us?

you gotta be a prodigy to survive
and even then, sticky fingers prevail

Article © Jay Passer. All rights reserved.
Published on 2021-02-22
Image(s) are public domain.
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