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Saturday, April 01, 2006

some kids, they just get ear infections.
some kids, they just get lice.
some kids, they scratch and ache and wear hand-me-down clothes.
we kids are carriers, crawling with critters.
and out come the special shampoos,
the ear-drops,
the excuses.
kids sent home from school, eyes rolled.