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a violent prson

bill bissett
From:   scars on th seehors. Burnaby, B.C.: Talonbooks, 1999.

a violent prson

is marreed 2 a changling

th changling can adapt
can sumtimez radikalee b
on her his gud side   evreethings
going swimminglee   sumtimez
get shit whn he she runs out
uv prsonas  masks  goez 2
th closet n  thers nothing

hanging ther  can b myself he
she thinks  thn thats th feer
that th punishment will cum
fr sure if he she cant leev her
call her him  n start packing

him her self is alredee enuff
is alredee fine is alredee all ther
can go now  can b now  she he is
sew flexibul  now  who 2 trust or
2 find  discovr

a mountin sliding  in2 th sand
sumwun who wud stay  yu cud
with hold n they cud find yu  they
wudint leev  n yu wud bcum all
ther  with them  not that

thers anee all ther

th changling writes lettrs 2 her him
selvs  in th ambr waves  n touchinglee
with love  keeps th nite


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