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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare

Michael Berton

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Squealing in the Woodshed at the Far End of the Farm

are the Amish still
getting a bad rap
hip hop bebop
and motown funk
their old ways
is a cat and mouse
cartoon on acid
like free jazz
from the brow
the sweat of
narcotic nipples
found on the lips
of saxophone strongmen
practicing circular breathing