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Wild Days


The wild days are done.
Skipping out on the bill is over.
Singing as loud as possible
in the middle of the night on a dark street
in order to ward off
serial killers
shall be no more.
Eating the Host as a joke
is over and done.
Calling in sick is taboo.
There shall be an end to all the fun.
 
Smashing your guitar
in the parking lot
is going too far
and has got to stop.
 
Not showing up
when you said you would:
absolutely no good.
 
Touching the paintings
in the museum. Pouring
drinks on the heads of your friends.
Smoking in the movie house.
Throwing punches at the wedding.
Snorting coke in the bathroom.
Stealing books. Stealing steaks.
We must slam down hard on the brakes.
 
Lust must bite the dust. No more
exploring the world with your tongue.
There shall be an end to all the fun.
 

Terence Winch

   
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No other magazine like it. Billy Collins

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The Moth is an amazing magazine. Donal Ryan





 



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