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Phillip Coffey - Absent of Frills

Absent of Frills by Phillip Coffey
Began making his appointed rounds in the Barber Shop Circuit
Speaking instinctively - his prose to all that would dare listen.
Just showed up to get his ears lowered - 'Breshnev' brows cut.
Some were amused, others aloft - some took up bass fishing.

No Shakespearean delivery - just a hick from the rolling hills of Kentucky.
But oh! the theatrics about mules, cats and various family members.
Tried to speak plainly though not with proper diction - absent of frills.
Up and jumped in Green River - swimming to Louisiana in polar conditions.

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