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dapper dam
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« on: September 25, 2018, 08:32:25 am »

reisa gerber

When I was sweet and low sixteen
I met a man named doctor strangelove
I did my hair
I cut my nails
He stole away my time
We started out as strangers
But we ended up as l.u.v.v.e.r.s.
"Check it out" the program
Of our favorite broadway show
We went for sweet expresso
We split a dozen donuts
Sharing time in crowds of plenty
Greenwich Village and colored lights
Our family time we cut to nothing
Sitting cold and frail,
Deaf and dumb and curing blindness
Signing off in braille
It really all was relative
All the love we had to give
Out in California where the midnight moon was three AM
But we understood each other
Our sisters and "they're crabby" brothers
And we promised if we made it
They could come and blubber
We promised if we made it
They could come and cry
When I was sweet and low sixteen
I met a man named doctor strangelove
...I did my hair
I did my nails...
He stole away my time...

I love trouble nomore... Yesterday it was nice out and alot of the people in my apartment complex hit the pool.
I was outside singing the words to his recodings.
I meant to put on "my sweet laffayette" but instead "holy strawman" came on. I thought,  "sing out,Louise"...the little gypsy who couldn't hold a tune but loved to let it out.
N/A hooray and that's all for this summer...

Generic Cheap Thing Inside
May I say how mortifying it is that I never sang at the crazy record labels once? Or even "the crazy ones"..."excuse me ma'am, sit down?"
Erased from my memoirs
The sun also rises
The sun also sets
With every passing day
Once I was a young girl
Maybe a pretender
Maybe on the edge of a dirty road
"so petty it's turquoise, honey..."
that's what blue IZ said to me
And he said "make it up to me..."
But he never showed
But one of these days we all pass through this way and we'll get there
And the rocks
And the fire that 🔥burnt in the sea
Make me wonder
When the sky was full of thunder
A gold thread and a silver needle
Are you addressing an issue
That is troubling for an s.o.b. to see?
Common and pastel blue sky of society
Coke, chocolate, coffee, tea,
Someone jungles through that dangling ravine and overdoses on caffeine
Is that the groupie trembling in her freeking bones
Because you told her to leave you alone?
You cheap generic thing😍
Noone wears that s-h-i-t anymore
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reisa gerber
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« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2018, 07:08:51 pm »

Racketeer, will this site let you or can you share a picture of this work?
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