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Marshall and Vance Whistled in the Dark

Boxes dance
above two pair of smooth-shaven bare legs
locked into string-tied black-leather tap-shoes
white top-hats
gold-striped canes
one mother-daughter duo moves in sync
as marketeer's music plays out of sight
we, transfixed
think: old-gold
buy cartons of certain death by the pack
as puppeteer's cheers murder's medium
massaging
minds to see
beyond immediate need to a fix
created within context of a trick
in square-eyed
flicks. Be-hold!
Boxes dance.



by Jeanne Khan

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Blue Balance by Deborah Stone
Blue Balance
by Deborah Stone

Jeanne Khan, audit agency executive, decided to learn to write by writing. She moved from Boston to LA area in 1982, and then married David La Plant, the subject of her first published poem, "Suspenders," in EbbTide Spring 1996, which embarrassed him a tad, but provoked interest in her writings. Feminist, atheist, humanist and cat rescuer, she holds literacy and human rights among other causes both support.as they live and laugh lots together. Her views are evidenced in many of her works, some on the home page and others at sites mentioned therein. She raised two children alone on her salary before marrying David who was raising his son alone. Her several summas include one earned at Northeastern University before she left the New England area. Hundreds of her poems may be found by a search on dejanews.com on rec.arts.poems newsgroup. This is her second outing on Moondance--the first was Disorganized Resistance to Temptation. The reaction to this filled her mailbox because readers responded to its premise as familiar and funny. These take another tack, enjoy!

   
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