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AMERICAN DREAMS SMASHED TO SMITHEREENS

AMERICAN DREAMS SMASHED TO SMITHEREENS Miss American pie has a dream - whipped cream of tijuana brass. Groovy tunes quit on smoking grass. Frisbee LP like steaming saucers crash. The homecoming court is plastered. What could possibly be the matter? Moon rockets in flight, rock me all night baby. There were stars in my eyes, as lala land denied. In my crib the beatles rock me to sleep, while Tate’s fetus stares at the Helter Skelter light. 7/28/2017 Chosen song: American Pie

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Date: 9/4/2017 8:33:00 AM
A unique take on the contest Kim.. Nice to see where this song took you.. Well written, I agree with Andrea in regards to the last two lines.. congratulations on your placement..
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 9/4/2017 9:22:00 AM
Thank you, Silent!
Date: 7/29/2017 7:12:00 PM
oh my, the final line is really something!! You chose exactly the song I want to emulate as well, Kim. Great minds!! Very well done!
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 7/29/2017 9:27:00 PM
It's just a great song! Thank you! :)
Date: 7/29/2017 8:57:00 AM
Wull smokey spliff and bye-bye pie! Yep, we're pretty well smithered. Reading your PO's is way better than reading the news. Edgy in that fingernails-screeching-the-blackboard sort of way. Enjoyed ~ john
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 7/29/2017 9:27:00 PM
Thanks, John!
Date: 7/28/2017 2:50:00 PM
This is psychedelic poetry at it's LSD best, Kim. No insinuation intended. A brilliant piece of Americana pop culture distilled in a powerful small dose of poetry. Love this poem, though the last line referenced a tragedy beyond words. Love and smiles.
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 7/28/2017 4:07:00 PM
Thank you, Freddie. The contrast between good and evil. The depths of that evil were beyond words.
Date: 7/28/2017 12:12:00 PM
Wow! That was a trippy read ;) xomo!
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 7/28/2017 12:59:00 PM
Thanks Maureen
Date: 7/28/2017 10:35:00 AM
This is awesome, Kim. Your last line is very powerful indeed. I remember it all. Fave.
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 7/28/2017 1:01:00 PM
Thanks Dale