crumbled and rolled

atrophy 02/09/2011

Filed under: readable — paperslightertext @ 3:27 pm

Clickable, kissable
Crude, lewd, and barely permissible

Consider the envelope pushed
like so much curled paper
swept aside after a parade,

Straw wrappers blowing across patios
emptied of all but weeds and cigarette butts,
scraps of blown-out tires, flattened aluminum cans,
plastic tumbleweeds,

Accumulating outside like snow
While we bask in the sedative glow.


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