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Sonnet: They'll Say, No One Can Eat 50 Eggs

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Sonnet: They'll Say, No One Can Eat 50 Eggs

by John Kendall Hawkins


Every day's trouble, a double bind,

a flimflam of postures, life-and-death in

the breakaway republic called the mind

lammed from the hive. Once we take a breath in

this world, contumely apparatchiki,

the T2 'mettle' man chases us down

like No Eyes in Cool Hand -- bang! -- and icky,

Judas cries to the what-we-have-here sound.

Psst, between you and me, we know the scores;

everything else is playing them, out there

on the Net. We're all like that. Joystick whores.

Reasons, straight ahead, for helical fear.

They've come up with the Final Solution:

We're all Jews to them now, with volition.

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John Kendall Hawkins is an American ex-pat freelance journalist and poet currently residing in Oceania.

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