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Swampville (The Layman's Poet) - "The Statue"


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The Statue! (U.S. Constitution)! By L. Don Oliver

It once was a beautiful statue, It was gracefully standing __; And through all it's many years. It was giving great love and _;

Once there was a feeling of freedom, Pointing Majestically toward the _; Gathered within it's arms was hope, But alas, those days have gone ;

Now we are told to tear it down, Rendering it into a pile of _; Viewing it as a pathetic relic, Worthy of only our __;

The meaning for which it stood, Now archaic with no __; "THEY" are sculpturing a new one, That will never cause them _;

Who are "THEY" one will ask, For "WE" are just the _; "THEY" are the "Special Interests", And profit is what "THEY" _;

Previous Poem!

Oh! the Torture! (At the hands of agents of the U.S. Government)

Wearing female panties on my head, Forced to march down a crowded street; Hearing all the hoots and hollers, That was to be my manly treat;

Led into a darkened room, Hands tied to a hook upon a wall, A masked man with a rawhide whip; There to hasten my impending fall;

Head shoved into a barrel of urine, That smelled to me a lot like beer; My head held under until I gasped, While trying to hold back my fear;

Floating there in that barrel, Were brown globs of who knows what, Head forced down until I ate one, That was their diabolical plot;

Led up to a fresh built scaffold, A noose placed around my neck; Blind folded and then pushed off, Frightful of my trip to heck(PC);

Bearing all of the mental anguish, From this intended assassination; To meet all of the humiliations, At my Chief Petty Officer initiation;


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