Monday, June 16, 2014

you're annoying


is life as good as a story?
if tinged with the sardonic
powers of a comedian,
whose force of heredity
caused success in burlesque.

now the whole of the second act
is foaming at the mouth;
"leave something over for taxes!
receive a five-by-eight inch negative!"
a contortionist and a trapeze performer,
a bitter enough fate,
but with the methods and means 
they have just left New York for Paradise.

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