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A Map Of Oz

 Melanie Browne
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A Map Of Oz
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Dorothy, teeth stained yellow,
Bloodshot eyes,
Pulls her skirt back up,
Forced to turn tricks
In the back seat of the
Tin man’s pick-up truck,
She has four mouths to feed
and a mortgage here in the
Free State of Munchkinland,
Where taxes are climbing higher
And the first bills to be paid
are always to the consolidated OZ
Electric, which costs her a pretty penny,
Her John leans back against the
Camouflaged covered seats
“Those sure are some pretty slippers.”
He says, and rubs the inside of
Dorothy’s left thigh,
“Hey little Darlin’, I could drive
The two of us out to the poppy
Field near I-135,
 I got some beers,I got plenty
Of time, what say you sugar?
But Ol’ Dorothy, her eyes are vacant,
She’s been around that brick road
too many times,
She’s heard it all before,
The poppy field line just a ploy,
She asks him for her thirty bucks,
And runs across the street
To the all night Emerald City Diner,
To get a plate of pancakes,
and massage her aching feet

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  3 years ago
The later life of Dorothy -- Oz will never be the same. Another MB original!
 

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