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No more sonnets.

Not “no more sonnets ever”, but I’m not going to finish my 31 in 31 days.  Just got overwhelming after a while. Still my favorite poetic form, though. Advertisements

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Mr. Mephistopheles, dressed in red Wrote a letter to The Times He considered carefully what he said And mailed it with two shiny dimes Miss Antigone, pretty young thing Hung herself on the telegraph wire For seven days they let … Continue reading

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Everybody walks in the Kingdom of the Ants Everybody dances on Butterfly Hill Turn around bend down pull up your pants Run as fast as you can and now stand still Nobody wants to be the last in line Turn … Continue reading

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Look to the skies, the monsters cried loud A warning will come from the sky We waited for fire to fall from a cloud Certain that we would soon die Time is short, the end is near The monsters cried … Continue reading

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Where have all the children gone, marching off to peace Singing songs and waving flags and crying up the heaven Praying to their inner gods that fighting all would cease Shouting to the world with the sound turned to eleven … Continue reading

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Look, just don’t near that place I don’t care if there’s holes in the fence It’s the scene of a horrible murder case Still unsolved—what are you, dense? Did you notice the row of dolls on the shelf? They’re all … Continue reading

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It’s a small thing as these things go Nothing to lose any sleep about I don’t know why it hurts me so Not that much to go without It’s not as if God promised me That what I want is … Continue reading

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