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we drank wine with orange sunshine

Posted to Poetry and Politics

and saw the moonlight shining off the muscles of a great black mare standing by an arroyo the mare and the arroyo the sea and the empty cup waiting to be filled, mare terrazza, maria teresa ancient names from ancient voices whispering me forward, we marched on richard nixon's campaign headquarters in manchester new hampshire and stopped, against orders, throwing paper airplanes and shouting, stop the bombing stop the war, i was taking pictures of the cops when two of them grabbed me dragged me towards the paddy wagon when two of my vet friends clubbed them across their backs with plastic machine guns and i broke free and turned around to take pictures of their faces pictures of police faces they were dazed and bewildered all too human.