Moth, Flames and Five Mile Towns Where We Belong
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Moth, Flames and Five Mile Towns Where We Belong

A poem about going home

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Moth, Flames and Five Mile Towns Where We Belong
savanna deweese

a free rider

highway driver

red letter loving better

home 3 nights a week

finally

no more homage to the moonshine shack

no more steam rolling

no more need

it isn’t easy being free

the first drive of spring

with teeth cut on texas

we all bleed make believe

in denim jeans

the sweet drawl, peach tea

red, white and blue anything

it’s the drag of the south

and the draw of the city

and it’s gainseville and

it’s daisy and

its mangum

and it’s me

it’s the going home

the trading roots for bones

from the guts it takes to leave

finally

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