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something beautiful and strange

'neath my family tree I found something green and blue and brown hatching out beneath my touch that I love so very much can you take it home tonight? feed it soup and hold it tight? I can't have it ,Heaven knows, it wants to wear my sister's clothes and dance around in town all day and make confections out of clay put it in a sachel bag make it march and wave a flag until it learns it must conform it's just too different from the norm and when you make it tow the line, I'll take it home and make it mine.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2006

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