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We are all strippers on a stage

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We are all strippers on a stage

We are all strippers on a stage
choreographed of broken dreams.
Our materialistic schemes
drown values in whiskey bottles.

We are all strippers on a stage
who put down our pillow case veils,
dawned a garter belt, sold our souls
for the price of our panty hose.

We are all strippers on a stage
who can not keep with this life style: 
with nights too long and days too short,
where a candle burns on both ends 

a center burns out; we sell out.
We are all strippers on a stage:
vibrate and shimmer for dollars,
feed this addictive scenery.

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  1. Date: 11/25/2013 2:14:00 PM
    I love this poem. Very awesome pictures you painted Tara. I love it

  1. Date: 8/25/2010 11:03:00 AM
    good psychosexual poetry with deep spiritual meaning.yes we are all marked...some scratched,some scarred,some scorched

  1. Date: 6/27/2010 5:48:00 AM
    Great point of view... loved the expressions...Michael

  1. Date: 6/26/2010 11:30:00 PM
    Whoaa lol I've never thought of it that way... crazy awesome write,,, I loved it!!!...P.D.