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Friday, July 29, 2016

I'd like to Write a Poem


I’d like to write a poem that exorcises demons

like that movie where the priest throws demons out of someone

I’d like to write a poem that gets the angels on our side

like that year the Anaheim Angels won the World Series of Baseball

I’d like to write a poem that anyone could understand

not a difficult one like Eliot’s “Prufrock”

I’d rather write poems about cats

that would become a hit musical, popular for years and years

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