Famous Next Words

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I can get you a free quote today,
Not right now, but I’ve been known to make them,
Stick around and you’ll hear or read
Something pithy and profound, more importantly
Something more original than most
Get comfortable, I make no guarantees
For the speed and the service of what I deliver,
Sure, it’ll come, eventually,
Words blooming with truth and beauty fresh
From the fertilized ground of my mouth and mind
Grab paper, wield a pen, use any device
You need to record me,
A couple of words will come at any moment,
And you’ll need to be prepared for them,
Contrary to rumors about the gift, I don’t rehearse

Ben Nardolilli

Ben Nardolilli currently lives in New York City. His work has appeared in Perigee Magazine, Red Fez, Danse Macabre, The 22 Magazine, Quail Bell Magazine, Elimae, The Northampton Review, Local Train Magazine, The Minetta Review, and Yes Poetry. He blogs at mirrorsponge.blogspot.com and is trying to publish his novels.

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