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IF YOU PULL A LONG FACE : Part XXXV IF you pull a long croquet face While picking your teeth index and thumb over molar Canines will drip corrosive acids on knuckles and nails E'en if you lose anonymous self in a crowded alley If you pull a long twisted itching face All through childhood while making hay You risk being stung by bluebottles and fleas Right where you may not much like 'em to stay If you pull a long self-conscious face Guilt straining your under-your-wear during play Tell-tale signs beyond control those stains on lace Parents by Law only keep teens so long as they obey If you pull a long pre-maturé face E'en a Mahatma Gandhi married at puberté At 36 assumes Brahmacharya celibate sacrifice To libido's extra-marital experience falls prey If you must pull a long pedo-de-filed priestly face Pull it not on homeless orphan or pious nun gone astray Tussle all alone the Devil in you from pantry to pillow-case Or else the Man in Hu-Man would drive the Wo-Man gay © T. Wignesan - Paris, February 21, 2019

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