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Aftershock atrocities after you left;
Apologies abundant amidst your regret.
Acquitted yourself, but I’ll never forget...
Beaten by brutality ’fore you bred bulbous boars,
Conquered by “cleansing”; cascading commodores;
Destructive diseases delivered death’s doors,
Everything extracted, as Europe explores.
Fought fierce fatality: now a fungal formality,
Grievous and gruesome tale for humanity.
Inanity igniting increased insanity,
Jingles “...justice for all” in jovial jejunity.
Kicking, Kindling and Killing: legality,
Land of liberty home of the slave.
Monotonous mundanity muddles mentality,
morality missing: must misbehave.
No-nonsense nationalism now the normality,
Omnipresent oppression; outdo or outbrave.
Perverse professionalism or perfect profanity;
The quintessential quarterback’s cave.
Ready, set, for restored reality,
Set sail all, who are sans superiority.
Totalitarianism triumphs with total tenacity,
Uniformed ugliness, undermining urbanity.
Victors’ vitality victimizes with volcanity;
Warmongers wish in woeful whimsicality.
Xenophobes want copies: hair with xanthic similarity:
Yobbish youths yelling for zestful zealotry.
American tears have fallen and will
Continue to bawl until the land is still.
Listen to the wind as she tells her tale,
For the vales are frail as its people wail.
27th January 2017
Word Challenge Contest by Silent One
Copyright © Nicola Byrne | Year Posted 2017