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Oh you Pretty Things.

Heather Lydia Thornhill 1981 (Manchester)



My child you run like a herd in spring
Your legs spinning; your trainers bling
You last as long as a marathon runner
Or slow, taking time in case you blunder
Coins toss up as to who mans the bars
Outside cigarettes adorn the jars
Your bodies young; strong like stars
They climb and pull, manning the ropes
Your muscles row, as your legs grow.

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Written on September 30, 2021

Submitted by heathert.34240 on September 30, 2021

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