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I Woke With an Ache

All he saw is an albatross
The compass told him lies
And the drip

Drip
Drip
Of ended ocean

The moon all bloated
Has his dinner in a can
The tuna smart to him by now

He hummed a summer song
One note just short
And sailed

Right off the globe
Forgetting, of course
His hat

©2004 Karim Pearson

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