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A Need For Glue

Poem written circa 1970

broken into echelons broken into bits of burnt toast
broken into me broken into thou broken broken broken
broken into busses going by broken into ladies in green
getting into elevators broken into sleep and smoke and no...

Back to the Machinegun, Manuscripts Volume 1, 1959-1974 - pg. 65 - 2011

Pulse - No. 4 - 1971

a need for glue - 1971 - xerox

Cassette Gazette Cassette - NOLA Express - 1985
King of Poets CD - Chinaski Records (bootleg) - 1995

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