Boule de Suif, the comfy whore
Whose loving nature is used and spat on
By upright crooks: It bears re-telling.
As, for example, in John Ford's Stagecoach
Where from the burning, blowing desert
Ambles at last the one true man
Who knows the loving heart when he meets it
And values nothing else.
Now that you've travelled the century,
Have you found a man more righteous than
This tall galoot with his