seriously she said do you know

that some people are so poor they

have to watch black and white TV?

as if evidence enough of suffering

and i replied (later to the clown

who stretched my hoops to balance

the laughs) hell

there are people who would 

eat a black and white TV

if they had one.

-- douglas brent smith, 1978


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No One Expected Moses

  No One Expected Moses -- collage by douglas brent smith 4 August 1983