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A Dirge and a Doggerel

You may as well put the shovel down If you think this vivisepulture will be my end I survived the suffocation of a small town And I'll be damned if this is how I descend Just another obsequious sycophant And a supercilious, self-aggrandizing fraud In this room there is but one elephant And it will most certainly break down the façade I will use the stone you try to bury me with To build on top of your house a splendid monolith

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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Date: 12/18/2016 10:51:00 AM
Phew, that is strong. I like it. Congratulations, Kai
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Trey Hamner
Date: 12/19/2016 12:05:00 AM
Thanks, Kai.
Date: 12/17/2016 5:34:00 PM
I too escaped a small town. Congrats on your win.
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Date: 12/17/2016 2:51:00 PM
Trey - so good! I see you with a wry smile and an "Oh, is that right...?" attitude, just as you begin to swing an immense hammer.
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Date: 12/17/2016 1:39:00 PM
Dear T.H, Congrats on your win!SPIRIT TO WIN! Anu:)
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Date: 11/27/2016 1:47:00 AM
Extremely intense, I found myself immersed into a macabre-esque, meshuggener embrace. It felt as if I was reading an excerpt from a long, lost mad-man. Lengthy, yet invigorating.
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Trey Hamner
Date: 11/27/2016 2:05:00 AM
Thank you, Michael. One of the benefits of the contest themes is that they force you to inhabit a character...sometimes one you wouldn't want to be.