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Bertolt Brecht Hates LA, Part 6

In Bertolt Brecht hates LA on August 6, 2009 at 5:31 am

Excerpt from “Hollywood Elegies”

II

By the sea stand the oil derricks. Up the canyons
The gold prospectors’ bones lie bleaching. Their sons
Built the dream factories of Hollywood.
The four cities
Are filled with the oily smell
Of films.

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