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Sonnet, 5.11.2019 [by Mitch Sisskind]

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Sonnet, 11/5/2019 (by Mitch Sisskind)

Formerly worked at Republic Steel

We met at Moose Cholak’s every night

Calumet Inn on 99th Street and Ewing.

It was when polyester double knit pants

We walked in and one night this guy

Said to me, ‘No need to worry

‘pants more what with the way these

‘Double Knitted Disco Pants Come In’

And I said: ‘I totally agree with you’

And he continued: “Pants are suddenly a

‘No problem because of the double ropes’

And I said, “You’re right,” and when he

I shook my head in surprise, I insisted

‘Without a doubt what you say is true.’


       

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