Lakeland

Placid lakes are accompanied
by bums that walk their fringe,
carrying cardboard prophecies
and hollow Big Gulps from 7/11.
They feed off the charitable
                   (also known as the dim-witted)
because they can’t see them sitting in skin
as though bones were meant to be traced.
As though decayed smiles, defiled clothes
and hair matted with grease
were the result of poverty
and not methamphetamine.

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About Robyn

"If you haven't known insanity, you haven't lived."
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