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by Nevada Kerr

Behind the mask, an empty boy
Devoid of hope, devoid of joy
Mutters maudlin in a dreamless sleep
Wanders bootless with two left feet

Blindly faithful, stiff and sullen
Rosy cheeks, a heart like melon
On his knees for fiend or felon
Ain't nothing cheaper than what he's selling

Dirty Dean's a tawdry queen
A pale and lean sex machine
Groggy, hog-tied, bored obscene
Despoiled beauty on a movie screen

On this street where lovers creep
Through the human wreckage of the rubbish heap
Vacant eyes get the prize
And all the johns are hollow inside

Written by © Raven Drake
November 26, 2006.

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