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i got them really sad blues

everything was calm and everyone was very quiet
and i remember how the floor looked before i straightened it up
and how things smelled before air freshener came around.

it’s been one of those days where you wish
a microwave could make things cold too.
which isn’t interesting so much as desperate
and very necessary
like a good credit rating
or a vegetable garden
or a firm foundation
a high school education
and several feet of extension cord
oh for all sorts of things

1 comment:

joli said...

i love the last line.

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