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Seated at the right hand of the father

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Seated at the right hand of the father

Good
at hiding it
won't know to look at it
handicap
disability
embarrassment worse than bad breath

must have smacked my head against something
when I was playing good cop, bad cop
and I was the suspect
guilty of something 
no doubt

Taken 
downtown
for interrogation
on why 
we didn't finish everything on the plate

Taken 
downtown
to the experts
on why 
this sorta thing keeps happening 

Taken 
down to a 
low 
spot 
on the carpet
that better get clean right now mister

Taken down 
to the Department of Motor Vehicles 
where you flunk the eye test
cos you got a
Permanent
Detached something or other
explaining a lot

Like why I left
why I lean left
dress to the left
get left holding the bag
feel left out
but don't see left
as father is right handed







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  1. Date: 9/7/2013 4:06:00 PM
    wow! Can I say watch out... a mighty interesting one... xox..Linda

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 9:29:00 PM
    Nice memories neatly penned

    Boyle Avatar Patrick Boyle
    Date: 9/6/2013 3:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you