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Sonnet: We Farted and then Earth Returned to Normal

by John Kendall Hawkins

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O we children of the miserable corn

flaunting our GMO-driven desires,

blue-eyed blond babies, to the CRISPR born --

kids smart as, unnatural astral fires

Carl Sagan would not mistake for star stuff:

Teased out, gain-of-function space warriors,

Alexander libraries in-the-rough --

Bottoms Up! at Die Dinosauriers.

When the meteors came they had no time

to sh*t their pants, and methane gas just built,

and years millions later, the oil men came

and black gold turds ran -- Ur-luvial silt!

Climate Change is like Montezuma's revenge:

Dinos at last release their pent up stench.


 

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John Kendall Hawkins is an American ex-pat freelance journalist and poet currently residing in Australia. His poetry, commentary, and reviews have appeared in publications in Oceania, Europe and the USA, such as Cordite, Morning Star, Hanging (more...)
 

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