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PAWS ON LEASE

When the police are paws on leaseā€¦purring and punching to pleaseAnd politicians are paws which trick nationsWhen the media are minds in “theirs”And citizens are seats of zones and beesWhat can the helpless do? IIWe will all sit and take our turnsOnly to have us wait for the returnsOf our fair share of unfairnessAnd our […]

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VERIFICATION OF TACT

Once upon a timeFowls, hawks, and eagles lived in a world specially made for themBut lived in their own spacesIn that world also was vultureFowls lived on the groundHawks lived on lower treesEagles lived on higher treesHawks, besides the high sky, could go anywhere …without as much as a glance from these three IIIn that […]

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GUILT ATTACKS

I know, …you know …that I know your blow Which is seeking the dark, to get me, your ‘foe’ …to make me kowtow So – …my magnanimous bow …scares when your closed eyelids go …to sleepland, in many an avenging arrow throw But what do I do? Your target line toe? II I neither bought […]

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INTIMIDATION STORY

Once tortoise befriended a snail And they embarked on a loving tale When storms did visit, tortoise snail shielded When cars did bump, tortoise snail shielded There wasn’t a thing in harm that could tortoise get Snail just looked and began to fret People sang of the great tortoise’s strength And went ahead to shelter […]