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The song

Raindrops keep falling
down and down on the desert sand
too dry, too hot to absorb the water
a thick film is formed, sliding down
the sandhills where gravity creates
mud

 

On my head
the sun is burning away the last hairs
while my skin burns as red as a boiled
lobster in a pot, the brain melts and is
getting laced with many citations of the
song

 

“The song” © 2014 Rob Knetsch

 

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