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Below is the poem entitled Pistorius which was written by poet Keith Simmonds. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Pistorius charged                  
with committing murder…
no leg to stand on                   

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  1. Date: 6/15/2013 3:19:00 PM

    ok ok. it IS a real joke. I googled to be sure and it that guy I heard about in Africa. VEry nice senryu.

    Simmonds Avatar Keith Simmonds Date: 6/26/2013 7:39:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    That's what makes the senryu so powerful! You will sometimes laugh and laugh, but eventually the message behind the comic effect becomes quite troubling, indeed! Thanks for reading it, Andrea!