SO NOT DEAD BALLAD
(Nevermind, nevermind. The Ballad of Lazy Jane?)
(If waves meet out there, do fish turn around?
(Au revoir, in a language I smear.)
(If the waves meet. How dumb. Not
(A ballad is deceptively easy to write.)
(Jane had heart disease, lupus, she was slow.)
(A ballad about a woman who lived on the smell of roses.)
(There's doom in everybody. That's what the waves
(Don't be silly, Jane's windows are closed
(Dad's still alive, but very fat.)
[Here] is a link to the trichinosis larvae.
Early ballad subjects included the story of a woman who lived on the smell of roses, and very fat men.