poetry critical

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Random Poem:

reading between the lines...or crippling social paranoia

before she left
she said
"i've got better things to do
with better people,
than to kick it
with worthless
trash like you."
she sings of glorified love,
but its a man
with money
she's after.
she doesn't care
for my
cardboard box complex,
she doesn't know
how depressingly horrifying
retail is for some.
i'm cynical,
she's fabulous,
we're perfect
call me when the summer is over.

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