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Tripping Mechanics of the
September 19, 1986.
ah, a reason behind a tight-lipped expressiion
one doesn’t wish to eat bugs
or pick them out of one’s teeth
(the reason for your toothpicks)
the reason for this?
reasoning as flimsy as toothpicks.
The swarms along the Tulpehocken
feeling like a human pest-strip.
And some nights
Just feeling like a human pest, period.
The biggest pest ever hatched.
“Hi: ‘He has to let me in sometime’”
“Pisces History has a way of repeating itself, and
this could be true in your case today. Trade on your
experience and you’ll not make the same mistakes you
made in the past.”
November 16. 1986
Lysergic acid diethylamide
you know, acid.
Marketed in little Mickey Mouse and Superman tatoos,
Little blue stars or dots the size of a pinhead
That press onto the skin or the tongue.
“big kids may think it funny to give little kids
or a fatal trip
first and last.
George Guerner’s brother
Is coming as new mechanic.
They don’t know.
C E C O
Crying End Carrying On
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hips, spices, apples, rose blossoms, lemon peel,
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“Fresh Turnips; Locally Grown Purple Top Turnips,
Enjoy them Fresh or Cooked. 33¢ lb.”
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Bachman losing a chunk of skin to a….”