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THE ELECTRIC CLIMATE

THE ELECTRIC CLIMATE

The reassurance
of recall

The bright lips
of yesterday

Nostalgia says

This is how
it should have been

This is how
it should be,
remembered

For the price of admission:
the splendor of phay-rows
& scarabs

Sunbursts above & below
Theda Bara

Vitality in the decor
of the era

We returned home
to old time radio
traditional Buick quality art
deco rage

No home was complete
without flamboyant
statuettes

Graced by plaster maidens
in the modern mode

We built everything
as if
we
had to use
it
ourselves

Four adults
in the back seat

Bob Hope
& the Lehman Legacy

We lived better
electrically

Air conditioners
with slumber speed

Stereo
with concert tone

Easy gas economy
staffed & maintained
in perpetuity
by private funds

Come live
in the electric
climate

Get away
to places

you thought
you never could

Joyride
with Lucifer

at our test site
in Nevada

Smoke Old Gold Filters
tobaccah flavah

Belair Filter Kings &
Filter Longs & Wilbur Mills

a unique creation
of our governmental system

Wilbur Mills

caught splashing
late one night
in the reflection pool

You can’t pay
for a nice place
to live

You can’t always
get what you want
save for GE

Come live
the electric climate

We’ll delight you
with the old

Excite you
with the new

in Japanese

There are all kinds
of automatic circuits

Speed-O-vision:

So you can see
everything
as soon
as you get up

or

See-&-forget tuning:

Adjust sound and picture
just once

get it
That Way
every time

or

Convenience features
to save you work

Remote control
forward & reverse

Some with clocks
that put us
to sleep

Others with clocks
to wake us up

Yes, yes, Nanette
Busby Berkeley’s Girls
Glitter Again

It’s all here
in black & white

The past is etched
in clarity

Purity

transcends
Truth

Sure only

of the grips
we have let go

–Lady K

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