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  1. Thread: Paraguay

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    Paraguay

    In a little town in Paraguay,
    where peach rose dusks rot into the night -
    a white and terracotta ranch sits on the Ypacaraí
    where an old man waits out the end of his life...

    His hair had been...
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    1030 Melrose West: A Homicide.

    1030 Melrose West..
    At lunch, one hostess and familiar guest;
    early March afternoon,
    Suburban sun -
    sat on the patio to the lawn
    he'll walk up and kill them both from.

    A pretty, sprawling...
  3. Thread: Prosperidad

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    Prosperidad

    Prosperidad, 18th Century Sudamérican town
    Iron-cast balconies, quaintly wound streets - cobblestoned
    Campsis radicans creep up it's buildings, burst, shower down
    In the breeze off outlying...
  4. Thread: Walk-In Wardrobe

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    Walk-In Wardrobe

    The four corner speakers were sounding out their Bossa Nova calm;
    songs of Antônio Jobim, João Gilberto...
    and she was undecided between the Mary Katrantzou or Naeem Khan
    held one hanging dress...
  5. Thread: Possessions

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    Possessions

    Black limousines don't stop at lights in these streets
    nor their motorcade escorts too
    and air conditioned inside, the prized possessions of the elite
    sit behind dark glass no one sees through....
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    The Ballad of Kyron and Qasim

    London cries rain outside this flat’s window
    but inside it, more happiness than many ever know –
    here, where Brown and Black entwine, in a single bed,
    one soon to be heartbroken – and the other...
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    The Courtesan of Khonat-Ri

    The King's Messenger set out to where she'd be,
    The Courtesan of Khonat-Ri:
    the horses behind bearing Jade and Agarbatti,
    for The Courtesan of Khonat-Ri.
    Rode three nights and days awake,
    from...
  8. Thread: Treasury

    by YRKB
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    Treasury

    They wanted power and it smelled like the right time -
    from the blood and burning tyres running loose in the roads;
    in bed he'd turn to her and say 'Feels like this country's almost mine' ...
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    City Women, Ladies, Girls.

    City women, ladies, girls
    living in the chrome and steel centres of the world:
    Renting, running, working at it -
    starting afresh or sick of this ****.
    Elevator doors parting to set them free,...
  10. Thread: Buck & Tel

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    Buck & Tel

    Two man-boys in a scratch peel pickup,
    State Route 32;
    Radio playing stuff
    they sometimes sing along to.
    Got a gun in the dash -
    hacksaw under the seat:
    Entering City of Chico
    and onto Walnut...
  11. Thread: Note

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    Note

    Note was a strident, raven haired man when we met. If it's possible to speak stridently, then I suppose he did that too. Really, every movement - purposeful and with direction.

    At that party,...
  12. Thread: Sister in Law

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    Sister in Law

    I grew up in a house of boys,
    The only girl there was.
    I first learned to fight for my toys -
    Then to be heard and loved.

    I was always hard as stone;
    The neighbourhood girls they left me alone...
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    'London of the East': The Fall of Fao Sangh

    1961: As secretly anticipated,
    Swift did it come
    For this beauty - ill-fated...
    The fall of Fao Sangh -
    'London of the East':
    Spire topped buildings;
    Wide, well-tended streets.
    Pontiac cars,...
  14. Thread: Manuel Delgado

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    Manuel Delgado

    ‘MANUEL DELGADO’
    On the sign by the door –
    Resident, as if you didn’t know -
    of this White and Gold haven, this flat on Fifth floor.
    The ‘Host With The Most’ -
    Though less said about that,
    Is...
  15. Thread: The Ivory Gun

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    Slightly refined from when I posted it straight...

    Slightly refined from when I posted it straight up yesterday I hope!
  16. Thread: The Ivory Gun

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    The Ivory Gun

    My Mother told me of the Ivory gun;
    Gifted to her by her Colnel pa,
    When she left her estate - a wife now become -
    In the back of my Father's red Rolls motor-car.
    The smooth white of the handle,...
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    What Of The Girls Of The Ijnu Tribe?

    What of the girls of the Ijnu tribe
    For whom in beauty once so prized;
    Their Sandalwood skin,
    their fulsome thighs -
    Henna markings
    between crescent eyes.
    The small, stoic chests,
    the button...
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    An Unfortunate Truth

    An unfortunate truth
    Favours a coveted elite;
    Who, unfettered in youth -
    Turn heads on the street.
    The world is their oyster,
    Their wish it's command;
    Those with the currency
    Of most value to...
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    A Lady Named Kate Had A Baby Named George

    A lady named Kate had a baby named George;
    And the world got excited and burst into applause.
    Kate's little baby grew up to be King -
    And every one thing he wanted, he got that one thing.

    A...
  20. Thread: Rosalie

    by YRKB
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    Rosalie

    From your...
    Delicate, finely made -
    Pecan hued, frame;
    The golden-Hazel gaze that scolds, sulks,
    simpers, shies or shines
    from within it's Almond shaped setting...
    To, I suppose now, even your...
  21. The Subordinates: (An Ode To Inner-City Friendship)

    Out in Soho though it's Monday, to walk it again -
    Don't know these streets by name, but from an end to an end,
    Laugh 'cos you say something that's my kind of depraved -
    And you tell me that the...
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    God Knows What I Need

    Hear him turning out the place upstairs,
    Might have been about -
    A week, since last she was crying;
    They've been screaming since 3.36 -
    but you don't hear it.

    Don't so much as shift to my...
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    The General's Mistress

    It has always been, just a little townhouse;
    Simply painted shutters incising the afternoon sun.
    Neither hers, she felt -
    Nor his.

    And he has always come, now and again,
    Unsmiling and intent,...
  24. Thread: An Heir

    by YRKB
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    An Heir

    Imperial woman;
    Empty womb.
    Higher most,
    You, still - are only sheltered from your subjects'
    Un-stemmed pity
    Your courtiers' callous exchange -
    When, before you, these faces are bowed.
    ...
  25. Thread: Croatia

    by YRKB
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    Croatia

    Croatia,
    The underrated,
    sparkling
    little paradise -
    peeking out at Italy's side
    last summer.
    I remember you telling your Aunt,
    two nights before we were going
    at the table -
    about Croatia.
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