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Small Time Desperado Blues
AtomBombJohn

Painting the town
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all gun-metal grey;
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A solar eclipse, silhouettes in the wind
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lisping and slipping around-
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   dressing from the lost and found
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She turns the wheel.
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He minds all the rules.
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She smokes and says nothing,
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he watches the news footage reels-
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   she wishes she still had those heels.
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well, credit is due,
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and prison time, too.
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27 May 07


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