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Calico Girl

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by Joe Ambrose, Literary Editor for outsideleft.com
originally published: August, 2005
Wear a blouse so the bruise won't show.

Young girl in a calico dress,

Fresh bruise on her arm.

I want to hold her, touch her,

See she comes to no harm.

 

That's not how the city goes,

Say's "Wear a blouse

So the bruise won't show."

 

Young girl in calico pink,

Fresh bruise on her arm.

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Joe Ambrose
Literary Editor

Joe Ambrose has written 14 books, including Chelsea Hotel Manhattan and The Fenian Reader. Joe is currently working on his next book, Look at Us Now - The Life and Death of Muammar Ghadaffi, which is an expanded version of a story first published in the anthology CUT UP! Visit Joe's website for all the latest info: JoeAmbrose.co.uk.

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