Private Detective, by Alex Taitague


I’m not a just private
I am called Doghouse Reilly
I get expenses plus twenty five a day
I say it’s a suicide
I think it’s likely
It was a wide room

I don’t mind your ritzing me
I said if necessary I’ll testify
I am identified as Philip Marlowe
I don’t know why
I said I said I dialed his number
It didn’t look right

I don’t like your manners
I don’t mind if you don’t like my manners
I have a client
I guess he doesn’t realize
I am named Raymond Chandler

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