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Prisoner of Elm Street, Apt 6A

At 5 p.m. sharp, Lily the happy housewife
sets the supper table
salad fork dinner fork
smoothes her perfectly straight skirt and waits

Leroy the accountant with Eastern European ancestors
loves goulash; never ate a salad in his life
beat his wife near death when her baby died
and took the rest with 'em
Never thought she did it on purpose,

Lily the happy housewife last loved Leroy in 1983
before the doctors left her an aunt
Leroy arrives promptly at 5:09
for goulash and asparagus