Searching For Relevance

Uniqueness

Hidden in obliqueness

Far as the eye could see

Newcomers

Different drummers

Too many Indian summers

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Closed rooms

Cuspidors, chamber pots

It was too much

Too soon

Intelligence, ambivalence

Searched for relevance

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Blue eyes

Color of winter skies

Broken hearts

Stripped for parts

Criticism

Hidden in witticisms

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Leathery hands

Tried to understand

Blue chambray shirts

Smelled of sweat and dirt

Rusted old pump

Rested down by the barn

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Not happy

Not sad

Somewhere

In between

Words void of feeling

Words with no meaning