David Hines (hradzka) wrote,
David Hines
hradzka

APED: "as the flowers, so this old world"

Miss Bonnie, I surely do hate busting caps in a woman,
especially one who ain't armed, and who's sitting down,
but you gotta agree, Miss Bonnie, you sure had it comin',
and you'd do the same, so what goes around comes around.

Miss Bonnie, if you don't mind me sayin', you sure do look lovely,
though you'd sure look better if you had your jaw still in place.
Your boyfriend thought 'cause I'm a cop, he's above me
you're better off than him, Miss Bonnie -- you still have a face.

Miss Bonnie, remember Gene Moore? No? Guess he's unworthy.
Mal Davis? McGinniss? Or Harryman? Men of renown.
Joe Crowson? Bill Campbell? Humphrey? How 'bout H.D. Murphy?
They were good cops, and your wild bunch shot 'em all down.

Miss Bonnie, do you remember the case of Toy Woolley?
He shot his poor wife, and claimed he was cleaning the gun.
He gave it to Ted, after trial, and now it's unsullied --
'cause Ted sawed it off, and and then he picked you off on the run.

Miss Bonnie, it's been awful nice sittin' here, talking to you,
you sure ain't said much, but frankly, that's been kinda nice.
I got sick of your clippings and poems while I pursued you,
so now I'm goin' home, it's a month since I've last seen my wife.
Tags: a poem every day
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