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Jack Schwartzman
by Randy Johnson

He died 25 years ago today, which is a quarter of a century.
He produced 'Never Say Never Again' with Sean Connery.
He was born in 1932 and was a man who people would admire.
First he was married to Judith Deborah Feldman and then to Talia Shire.
He was the executive producer of 'Rad' and 'I Am The Cheese'.
When he produced movies, they were certainly sure to please.

(Dedicated to Jack Schwartzman who died of Pancreatic Cancer on June 15, 1994.)

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a turtle born on the wrong side of its shell
by Bogdan Dragos

He had a big belly
but he wasn't a fat man
he wished he was a fat man

his daughter was four
and she told him that he
looked like a
turtle
born
on the wrong side of

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Fuck Cancer
by Shay Grace

It's a cold dark day in February, the year 2021
The last year was chaotic and definitely a tough one
It has been full of the deepest darkest lows
knocked down with the toughest blows

Ending the year with a bang your images were colorful
I was naive to think that you were untouchable
I never saw this final round of cancer coming
You’ve been clean for years, this was just so sudden


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A Lost City
by Jeffrey Pipes Guice

Cancerous urban decay…
It’s taking over my beloved city…
The politicians truly don’t care…
Collecting more taxes and sitting pretty…

The infrastructure is totally failing…
They kick the can down the road…
Our children’s children’s children…
Will be left to inherit the load…


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Would you?
by Sumit Maurya

When the sun goes down
And my shadow will leave my side
I will be alone in the dark just like a blind
Would you not calm my mind?
When the mud goes thick
And the path goes hard
When my legs will swell
And I will fall apart
I will look for your hand I will wait for your sound
Would you not calm my mind?

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Would you?
by Sumit Maurya

When the sun goes down
And my shadow will leave my side
I will be alone in the dark just like a blind
Would you not calm my mind?
When the mud goes thick
And the path goes hard
When my legs will swell
And I will fall apart
I will look for your hand I will wait for your sound
Would you not calm my mind?

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A Lost City
by Jeffrey Pipes Guice

Cancerous urban decay…
It’s taking over my beloved city…
The politicians truly don’t care…
Collecting more taxes and sitting pretty…

The infrastructure is totally failing…
They kick the can down the road…
Our children’s children’s children…
Will be left to inherit the load…


......

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Fuck Cancer
by Shay Grace

It's a cold dark day in February, the year 2021
The last year was chaotic and definitely a tough one
It has been full of the deepest darkest lows
knocked down with the toughest blows

Ending the year with a bang your images were colorful
I was naive to think that you were untouchable
I never saw this final round of cancer coming
You’ve been clean for years, this was just so sudden


......

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ghosts
by Bogdan Dragos

but unfortunately they aren't
real

You spend a whole childhood
not wanting ghosts
to be real
only to one day
reach adulthood and
wander from empty room to empty
room hoping

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a turtle born on the wrong side of its shell
by Bogdan Dragos

He had a big belly
but he wasn't a fat man
he wished he was a fat man

his daughter was four
and she told him that he
looked like a
turtle
born
on the wrong side of

......

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