poetry critical

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Random Poem:

Art for Art's Sake; Money for God's Sake
MarcusLane

A shadowy shop with
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Shelves that bend and buckle
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Under the weight of years.
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The dust of  the decade
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Lies undisturbed
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Volumes lined in motley ranks
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Anthologies, albums and almanacks
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Heaped in
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Precarious stacks.
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A few flaking pamphlets.
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Dream-like sepia images
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Dog-eared and damp
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Bulge from mildewed and
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Musty manilla.
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Some are excited by
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The acrid smell
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Of old books.
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Not sure that I am.
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A bargain box or a treasure chest
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Who cares.
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Festered and forgotten
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Between the yellowing pages of
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A railway timetable
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Lie someone's drawings.
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Quite clever.
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A little deranged, if you ask me.
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Nice colours
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But you wouldn't want them on your wall.
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