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The Fart Heard Around the World (A Thinking Man's Poem)

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The Fart Heard Around the World

I no longer subscribe to Conspiracy Theory magazine

my pile of them disappeared, went up in smoke

(like my pile of Playboys after Jimmy Carter's heart lustquip)

when I imagined, could see in my mind's eye

Rudy holding out his middle finger and

saying to his nephew: Pull it!

And his nephew pulled it and

Rudy faux-farted and World Trade Center 7

came down, freefallin' in its own footprints, down

the nephew held his nose up, like a little snoot

as if the whole world'd gone to sh*t on his boot

the smell of burning files obnoxious:

CIA, FBI, DoD, IRS, Secret Service, SEC, and the RICO records

set free, liberated from concentration camps of power

casualties of war in the new war on Terror

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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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