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by Nevada Kerr

The face under this mask
Was harrowed and racked
Tell me why when I ask
Count to ten and relax

A maudlin marriage mirage
The tallest timber ablaze
Your burning bedroom garage
You've seen better days

I'll let you down easy
You won't feel a thing
The payments are measly
Blow the whistle and sing

I see through your smoke
The daybreak eclipse
Your tiresome jokes
And nonsensical quips

Pleasure potion or power
The soft touch of my hand
Keep your door-to-door dower
I've got you at my command

Written by © Nevada Kerr
December 17, 2004.

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Created: December 2004 © Paul Kinder Last Updated: 28/12/04