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The earth seems flat and Godot decided to arrive on the scene Like a boil stuck on a pancake dressed as a trans gender carnival queen He carries a prophecy written on a tag hung from his shoulder Suggests Sisyphus had it easy on slippery slopes with his boulder A Mocking Bird rears its ugly head on ominous spread sheets of doom One Hundred Years Of Solitude and Paradise Lost for a safe tomb No divine comedy but rather Robinson Crusoe's forsaken enclave Bell Jar meets Darkness at Noon in a world neither new nor brave Is the cute fluffy bear safe or lost on tracks near Paddington Station Has Peter Rabbit met Alice while loo roles are the prize for the nation Will the Famous Five dwelling in a cave of adventure survive the storm Can Pippi darn enough stockings when isolation becomes the latest norm A decision for the Little Prince is to whether to leave the planet in time Would Momo kiss Benno the street sweeper or is it declared a felony crime Tom Sawyer has to heed aunt Polly's advice and avoid Huckleberry Finn Who puts genie back into the bottle when Aladdin's lamp shines rather dim Surely there are more important questions to pose during epic disaster Why do the marginalized suffer more badly than those who master Has Donald Trump enough money to put more bricks in the partition Can we blame Russians or Muslims or some other satanic mission God forbid if the Monarch of Britain was to bite the dust in the crisis Would it be a vile conspiracy theory to accuse Jihad Al Qaeda or ISIS But the worst had to be watching a funeral cortege on computer screens Or that socialists villains take over the country which is not what it seems 10th April 2020

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Date: 4/13/2020 7:03:00 PM
symbolic and sympathetic,well written.
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Date: 4/10/2020 1:57:00 PM
- Very well written, Kai :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 4/10/2020 10:11:00 AM
I love the symbolism and metaphors in this poem Kai well done, love kelli
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Kai Michael Neumann
Date: 4/10/2020 1:10:00 PM
Thank you Kelli. Much appreciated, Kai