Poetry

Lafayette’s Mixture

I was terrible with women I was terrible rough I just treat them every which way sometimes I just throw them off. I had trainloads of women I had daughters I had the mothers if they wouldn’t go with me I’d go find me another. Surely don’t need no doctor surely don’t need no pill just give me some Lafayette’s Mixture to cure my serious ill. During the American Revolution the Marquis de Lafayette mixed a powder in a solution to cure anything you could get. Some people called it the pox some folks called it the drip the doctor…

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