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Life Arts    H4'ed 6/5/12

From the Land of No-Poetry

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Or pretend to

Or pretend not to.

They can't remember the smell of the ocean.

They deny the taste of each other.

Everyone smells the same,

Or differently the same.

In the Land of No-poetry

The greatest complement is:

"You haven't changed a bit."

In the Land of No-poetry,

Nobody knows their real age.

There are few rules.

People know they have to wear 

Shirts and shoes.

(Nobody walks around barefoot here

Because, of course,

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