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Schoolboys and Their Hound.

 For the hell of it the schoolboys break the ice on the pond near
the tracks they're all bundled up in army greens stained with axle
grease and dove blood and chalk and cum their belts hang down like
snakes on a fence the leather is coming apart clear up to the last hole
they poked through with an ice pick the dog on their trail is too deaf
and lame to hunt no one will feed him his age they never did get exactly
their own 
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Title Annotation:twelve poems from Plain Songs: with an essay by Anna Journey
Author:Stanford, Frank
Publication:The American Poetry Review
Article Type:Poem
Date:Jul 1, 2015
Words:117
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