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3/28/07 Terry McLain & Lee Keylock

28 Mar

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Poem by TERRY MCLAIN

Older Brother’s Easter Advice

Plead Ignorance.
You get more crap
for another year, long
after the secular kids
are making do with a candy bar
or that little bag of M&Ms
we get in everyday checkout lines

Be their child
of stealthy habits
and you get to hear things –
more clues about why
we are on this earth
Faith makes sweet rewards
for children like you.

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Poem by LEE KEYLOCK:

The Didicoys *

When they rolled into town and took over the vacant fields, Father Flynn warned us steer clear of their fast tongues and blades else you’d get what for from those tinkers of the boglands. Whenever they entered town, an air of unease swept the place, like an open gate to Lynchy’s field where his bull would charge us snorting, Doran, meself
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Posted by on March 28, 2007 in * A Few Poems, * Past Features

 

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