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Your Money's No Good Here (Samuel Jones-Bastrop, LA)


Romance is sex to the virgin
And I don't want an "okay,"
Needs-more-salt
Kind of love.
The result is me--
Spreading the cheeks on my face
(As opposed to some other place)
Thinking that what I'm offering
Is more valuable.
But then again,
What is an heirloom to a stranger,
A dollar to a Moon Man, or
A compliment to an emotional masochist?
"Your money's no good here."
They say
By turning away.
So I'm left
Unnamed, unclaimed,
But still every bit as rich.

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