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I'll See Myself Out

It was a whisper to his mate as they gawked. It was no secret. Everyone thought it. “That one was rode hard and put up wet.” I get it. I’d throw me out too, if I could. Have you ever held council with a dumpster trying to convince yourself that you’re not peers; that you maintain social standing? “C’mon buddy, you know you can’t be here.” I don’t belong here I don’t belong “I won’t be long… I just need to warm up.” Pipe dreams down the pipe. I’ll just huddle in a dumpster. Fill it with trash. Why am I trash? “Don’t answer that. Who cares anyway…” I've thrown myself out, too. 3/16/2020

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Date: 3/22/2020 8:43:00 PM
I see why Emile chose this to be on his short list. Outstanding and very clever! Congratulations on your win! : )
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Date: 3/22/2020 1:19:00 PM
Congratulations! Your poem earned a distinguished place in my contest, it was a very difficult contest to judge but your poem caught my eye, well done my friend, Emile.
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Date: 3/22/2020 11:59:00 AM
Interesting write and I do like. no one should be trash. Congratulations on your awesome 1st place win.
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Date: 3/17/2020 9:02:00 PM
Good to see your work again! See yourself back in sir, we've got viruses and low oil prices to fight :) Then we can get to holding council with yon dumpster (really cool image, btw)
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Date: 3/21/2020 12:38:00 PM
Thanks. Been a little strange with all this social distancing, but nice to have a little down time too, I suppose.