January 2006 /Volume Seven / Issue One
William Taylor Jr.
A Sad Story

I donít care about the money,
he said, I mean I
stole it  anyway

but she left me there on the corner
cold and drunk at 3a.m.

I gave her 40 dollars

she said she was gonna get us
a room with a TV to watch
and some weed
she just had to talk to a guy
and everything would be set

she was gonna do me up real good
she was gonna treat me right

I mean, I ainít stupid
I donít usually trust nobody but
her face was kind and she
held my hand

I gave her 40 dollars

and she left me there on that corner
drunk and stupid at 3 a.m.

I donít care about the money,
he said, it just made me feel
So lonely.
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