I try to be a model citizen and live an upright life,
Though on occasion I've been accused of killin' time!
I've always considered it a harmless and victimless crime,
But I must admit my spells of dolce far niente have been so rife!
I suppose some folks consider killin' time an abominable crime.
Well, if that is so I reckon I'm as culpable as anyone around!
Should I face a judge and jury I would most likely be found,
Guilty of murder and sent to Leavensworth for the crime of killin' time!
Robert L. Hinshaw, CMSgt, USAF, Retired
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Entry for Barbara Gorelick's "Once Upon A 'Time'" Contest
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