by F.A. Nettlebeck
so you really start to fucking wonder
when they shake your hand like
once this shit insurance salesman told
me when I was 17 while my mom
was cashing in the life and accident policy
she had on me for the bucks to leave
my abusive old man this fuck with his arm
over my shoulder takes me aside and
says you know you are of age now and will
probably get drafted and die in Vietnam
tell your mom she shouldn’t do this she’ll
need the money later and I was still
respectful back then to adults but I fucking
blew up on this asshole and I threw off
his arm flopping it behind his back making
him groan in that cheap suit coat and I
wanted to gouge out his eyes and should
have but I just told him fuck you and
kept on walking from their wars altogether

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