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A Boxcar Named Desire

No, we wern't a couple one expected. 
"Nothing there in common", one detected. 
Yet we held an undefined attraction; 
Some subconscious neuron interaction. 

After weeks we gathered our composure 
Time to face my parents first exposure 
True, your looks were just a bit off kelter.(sic) 
Poets often live at homeless shelters. 

Mother stiffened, held her throat, and gasped. 
Father never moved, in shock perhaps. 
Then we vowed to do what we must do. 
Freight trains leave at seven, ten and two.



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  1. Date: 4/23/2014 11:01:00 AM

    judgment can be harsh, especially from parents, glad to see you back Gene