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The United States of America

A Homage to the Psychedelic Rock Band The United States Of America

Text by Bruce Gallanther (DMG Newsletter for April 14th, 2023)

The United States of America“The Garden of Earthly Delights” performed by The United States Of America, released in 1968. Written by Joseph Byrd and Dorothy Moskowitz

Poisonous gardens, lethal and sweet
Venomous blossoms
Choleric fruit, deadly to eat

Violet nightshades, innocent bloom
Omnivourous orchids
Cautiously wait, hungrily loom

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