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payin' dues
by Steve Patterson

Thursday, July 04, 2002

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song again
not mine

"got them goin' nowhere blues"

yup payin my dues.

time ta' pay.

can't run.
can't hide.
can't slide.
can't glide.

no where to go.
got the blues.

got the feel.
got the felt.

hold the cards
i been dealt.

take 2.
take 3.
me.

hold the hand
i get.

what i got.

yup.

bluff.

we'll see?

whatcha got?

last to lay down.

pairs & pairs.
oh shit three.

oh well.

i held.

full house.

you dealt.

aces & 8's..

yeah.

dead man's straight.

stand.

deal again.

play cards with me? anytime.

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Reviewed by Jeanette Foresta 7/4/2002
I miss playing cards.
Reviewed by Regina Pounds 7/4/2002
Nice play with words...the spunky ending gets the Ten, Steve.

Gina
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