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40 Cigarettes

Poem written circa 1965

I smoked 2 packs of cigarettes today and
my tongue feels like a
caterpillar trying to get out for
rainwater...

Books
Fire Station - pg. 25 - 1970
Play the Piano Drunk Like a Percussion Instrument Until the Fingers Begin to Bleed a Bit - pg. 47 - 1979

Magazines
Blitz - No. 2 - 1965

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