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Inspired by Some Summer’s They Drop Like Flies by the Dirty Three
She strolled into the room There was nothing I could do I handed her a glass She placed it on the mat And lifted up her veil I wanted I wanted I wanted to say I wanted her to stay She smiled and looked away The band begin to play She wrapped her veil across my face Kissed my lips Then walked away The castanets began to play Beside the stage Her arms held high She flashed her million dollar smile All eyes on her The drummer announced her name I wanted I wanted I wanted to stay I wanted to watch her sway Poem by Elizabeth Cusack for Before I Turn Into Gold Day Many more poems from Elizabeth Cusack (some Inspired by Bob Dylan) twitter: @ecusack4 Bio: Elizabeth Cusack is a recovering actress. Ever since playing Rhoda Penmark in “The Bad Seed” as a child, deservedly, she has endeavoured to keep up her end of the bargain. Elizabeth has been blessed with the best of teachers over the years, mostly from the school of hard knocks. She has championed and performed in fringe theatre in America. Elizabeth edits her favourite poet while not otherwise inspired by her muse to write.