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Spin the Bottle / Go for Broke

Peggy Claire is half cowboy and half Southern Belle. She was born in New Mexico and raised in New Orleans. She has made her final home as far South and West as she could get (and still be in the United States) in San Diego. With the exception of a few years spent as a singer/songwriter, her penchant for writing poetry has been a private matter. Until now.

What is this? Some cosmic joke?
Spin the bottle, pick a name
Love a stranger – truth's unspoken
We're lazy, but love's a necessity
Romance implies complicity
Don't call my bluff
just say enough
to fire my fantasies
Inspire in me a will to believe
in your good will – in love.
Come on, baby. Go for broke.

— 1982

Published March 2006


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