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Neville

How to Sell Newspapers

How to Sell Newspapers

 

She had once been very pretty

If not beautiful ……………………..

Although face-down like some

discarded doll like that

and on wasteland too she was

anything but ………………………..

…………………………………………….

Her peppermint purse was full

fit to burst

when they found her there …….

While her pockets were

crammed with pertinent verse ..

………………………………………………..

And all the newspaper guys and

the media freaks call it poetry …...

But Steve always said

its them bodies on slabs makes

the money mate ……………………...

While poets are starving in droves

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