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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,"
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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Louisiana Words History: Harvey LeBeouf and the Rise of Rural Louisiana

Harvey LeBeouf, the 8th accomplished Louisiana Words Allstar and the 2nd quickest writer to rise to this status since 2015, has brought in the most followers than any other writer in the history of Louisiana Words since 2014. He has racked in the most #1 poems and been consistently in the top 3 for Best of Week since Winter 2019. He gained Allstar status quickly having many poems under his belt with many more to come! A native of Kaplan, 27 people have joined the community ranking Kaplan at #6 in the top 10 places following. Yes! Kaplan the 1st rural town to beat out larger places like Shreveport (currently not in the top 10). Now living in Lake Charles, Harvey has also brought in 19 followers for Lake Charles ranking them #10. Both places are currently listed on the Louisiana Words Tour coming in the Winter 2020. Thank you, Harvey!

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