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"you work in a women's halfway house?"
unknown

"do you fuck them?"
 1
 
 
sure
 2
i notice
 3
 
 
curve's a curve
 4
ass moon thrust
 5
uganda to
 6
des moines
 7
 
 
but
 8
you have to understand
 9
 
 
most of these women
 10
have been out in the tundra
 11
pulling hard duty
 12
like russian tanks
 13
from the age of thirteen
 14
 
 
often younger
 15
 
 
we're talking
 16
eighty-five percent
 17
aileen wuornos
 18
around here
 19
 
 
don't get me wrong
 20
 
 
i've got a little squirt gun
 21
glued to my undercarriage
 22
overriding judiciousness
 23
just like the rest of you
 24
 
 
but unlike the rest of you
 25
 
 
i'd go to prison
 26
and be on the sex offender registry
 27
for life
 28
 
 
if i let one of them
 29
suck me off
 30
behind the shed
 31
in the smoke yard
 32
 
 
or bent one of them
 33
over the water heater
 34
in the utility closet
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what i'm telling you
 36
is
 37
 
 
i meditate
 38
 
 
twenty minutes
 39
every day
 40
before i go to work
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then
 42
i duct tape
 43
my squirt gun
 44
to my taint.
 45
 
 
if that doesn't work
 46
i go into the bathroom
 47
jack off
 48
and wash my hands
 49
 
 
like any other
 50
respectable
 51
citizen.
 52

25 Nov 13

Rated 10 (8.9) by 1 users.
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Comments:

The crass language pairs well with the stark imagery of this piece.  Lines 42-45 have me wincing, and the poem has a great ending. Well done.
 — SilverGirl

I concur with what SilverGirl has said.  Awesome, raw, "street" writing.  That's the true magick of this piece!  :-)
 — starr

lol. Makes sense.
 — unknown

your writing is too obvious. this is all about trying too hard to write and mean something when you do.

boring. dull. obvious.
 — unknown

^    jealous.  envious.   obviously.
 — unknown

obvious really. most of his poems are about the lowest common denominator and dressing it up before pulling your pants down at the end.
 — unknown

i agree this isn't that great of a poem.  i had justin over for a slice of pecan pie the other day, he said he was just starting to experiment with writing about his job.  a raw clumsy
experiment.  i think he would agree.
 — unknown

love how supporters of a particular poem will always accuse a detractor of being jealous or envious.
this is poor writing with only one real and quite boring element in it. if justin is so fascinated with his own penis perhaps he needs to get a new hobby?
 — unknown

and really, every poem of his is the same. just different words.
 — unknown

exactly what the first two said- this is stark raw magic writing. honesty or for shock?
who cares, it's good.
you know it's true!

glad this one popped up on the home page just now.
i normally don't pay attention to the random poems that pop up, but this one caught my eye.
probably because the first line would catch any eyeball
because everyone is startled by the word fuck.
some are just ashamed to admit. :)
 — mandolyn

"Fuck " mandolyn
hmmm?
a question
a statement
and imperative
and exclamation
yes
 — unknown

why don't you shut up and fave this poem so Hyde can draw a fourth line
on the wall of his cell.

:)
 — mandolyn

Great piece.
 — dannyprice

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