I’ve decided to become an American

Marlon Moala-Knox

to cure my insomnia

give me my infinite supply of big strong presidents

who’ll whistle me to sleep with shepard tones

for the bombs that fall through hell and never land

give me my guard dog daddies

squared up in the watchtower

barking down meteors at frontier goblins

i’ll lie there while they go low and high and

high when they go low and when they go low they go high

and high and low when they go low and low and high when they go



let me wake up to freedom under my pillow

i won’t ask where it came from

we have all our teeth in this house

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