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The Fire Dragons

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The Fire Dragons

They coursed their thoughts
Pretending they were dragons
Smoking like they were nothing else

They had just graduated
In the art of smoking a cigarette
Without even hurting it

Nobody could deny the hypocrisy
Nor the ugly face of mediocrity:
Were they students of Socrates
They would know the realities.  

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  1. Date: 7/30/2013 7:12:00 AM
    I found this piece humorous, I can imagine young boys feeling powerful.

  1. Date: 7/26/2013 5:43:00 PM
    Hello Gerald, love the firing breathing way on the poem. powerful....SKAT