slow notes found rhythms
by Rex Pryor


they move slow 27 days in the state pen
and they already know there is no hurry
they them and it will be there when they
arrive whatever time that may be
sure enough they move faster to chow
it is scheduled at a time to begin and a time to end
they know there are no exceptions for that call
they move slow to stay in the breeze for as long
as they can cause once they enter the massive house
it is lock up time no skating on the wings
one con told me once
it is music man like a song these convicts
slow notes drudgingly moving across
the prison at all different scales
but call chow and they find rhythm movement
slow notes found rhythms
it is a song
it is a song






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