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

 Seventeen
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 pulled into the cactus tree motel to shower off the dust
  and I slept on the strange pillows of my wanderlust"
 joni mitchell/amelia
 
 
dedication/ Blue IZ 4 ghostwriting help with "Guilty as Charged Again" and inspiration for "Seventeen" ,
and "An Innocent Stand" for an innocent innuendo and the best in life...and
"those pigeons down in market square..."ouch headache

and to the people who have taken the time and trouble...to read the best of my mind
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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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