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pirates of purveyance



word smugglers,
it's the filthy lucre
we're after,
especially
the dirty uncut ones,
swallowing them whole
to pass through customs,
sewn into the hemp
of our laundry,
hidden in false
compartments
of our boots,
enslaving them
for the white
brothelhood of man,
when no one's looking
we take them out
and snuggle them
fondly in our beds.
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Submitted by haiku_artist on December 27, 2013

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