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there is plenty of span and paint
battleship gray lather scraping
those 'sleepers' sweating creosote
an old farmer pitting gassy teeth
against invasive weed
slathers a flipped timber

15 Apr 10

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 — stout

Good sonics. Just a thought: I read lather as "leather," probably b/o sleeper in the next line.
 — NicMichaels

I'm getting "lather" correctly, but stumbling over "gassy teeth" on each read. Instead, I want to ready "grassy" and see this farmer with a mouthful of green teeth.

Nice work - great sonics
 — DianaTrees

 — psychofemale