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280 Dog Years


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Thursday, January 9, 2020


Oh, Vidalia,
Vidalia why?
Why? Why? Why?
When I think of you
all I do
is cry.

When I was young
the things I done,
the only one
that makes me wanna cry -
Vidalia alone.
She died.

She ran from me,
she did not see
the onion truck,
the tragedy.
On the street my Vidalia!
She died.
Oh, she died.

Why? Why? Why?
I don't know why.
Why my Vidalia
had to die.

Now if my knife
an onion does slice
I think of Vidalia,
and I cry.
Cry! Cry! Cry!
Oh Vidalia!
Now you know the reason
Why onions
always make me cry.

2:32 pm pst 

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