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Sentenced in Arizona
The hard, dry heat of the day lingers in the car park’s concrete pavement.
Liberated, it drenches me as I walk from car to restaurant.
Hotel California swirls from speakers buried in a basement.
Drowning in my everlasting business trip, I swim between Hiltons.
Tonight I will dream of strawberries, cream and the rain at Wimbledon.
The American sentence, defined by Alan Ginsberg, is one that contains 17 syllables.
OUP, Makerelle (rej), OUP 207
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