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fail-safe

or the best of fooleries for april fools' day "fail-safe": having no chance of failure * * * on april fools' e'er lie to all your friends your kitten off its leash is run astray your puppy in a ditch to heaven wends your baby choked and croaked on easter day your sister conked of yet a virus new your brother having still a mask unworn your daddy dropped of aids your mommy too though daddy's wh*res are--jesus praise!--reborn you broke a nail your team a playoff lost your beer is stale and flat your derriere your seventh one true love you double-crossed and all your friends are losing all their hair till telling fools this final fail-safe lie-- "at least a trillion beings daily die!" * * * a dedication of Respect for the Pain of trillions of conscious, feeling beings yet dying on april fools' day not laughing a "helios" sonnet march, 2022 -- the day beginning to droop "doc" "Document On Clarity" P U P "Prevent Unnecessary Pain" to all conscious, feeling beings G R O G the new and improved "Golden Rule On Goodness" with the motto "get drunk on it!" ............................................................................................................. the doctor is in "thou shalt not lie, period. oh, except, of course, on april the first at fools." --the ninth commandment, exodus, 20:16, the king james bible, the christian-majority-rules edition "a total of three times the biblical 'god' of the old testament laughs, it being in the mood to mock." --a sunday-school teacher of authority "in the canonical gospels, the biblical half-human half-male 'god' never once laughs, though he rails quite a bit at fools--and on hellfire." --a nun in control "to lie is to offer a false representation of Reality, which is irrational, and thus unethical, in being dangerous." --a Rational ethicist "a prank is a lie in action." --a victim of Pain "if somebody has to experience Pain, lie to the liar, for the liar Respects not Pain." --an incorrigible liar to liars like nazis and sinners ....................................................................................................... "pick-a-title, vol. 29" poetry contest sponsor edward ibeh 3-13-2022

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