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The Mouth On Trial

T'was a court filled to capacity

Hearing attracted many as such

The mood so pensive and packed with velosity

All ears everyone wanted to receive much

On trial Mouth and Nose in atrocity

They spread corona with touch

The judge lacked words with intensity

The case had no evidence to clutch

The mouth tried to defend

Yet words did gusht


"Mine is to munch

Nothing like being contagious

Maybe if breath was to crunch

Then I will answer like couragious

My mouth may remove stench

Yet it be not infectious

Juries of the bench

Am quite innocent like a man religious"

The mouth tried to defend

Yet words did not properly gusht


"Blasphemy!" Did shout the plaintiff

"You are well known for many things and gossip."

Words fell like rolling down a cliff

"You have bitten people like a clip."

Mouth drooped like a thief

"He is guilty inside and deep.

To the gullows be his grief

He should be banished into the deep."

The mouth tried to defend

Yet words did not properly gusht


The judge adjusted his spectacles

"I would have jailed you for life."

The judge went in circles

He looked on the table at the cuff

"Am indebted though to spare your life

For I am bound by oracles

Though you will always be in a cuff

A mask will block your tentacles

Never will you again threaten life."

The mouth tried to defend

Yet words did not properly gusht

About this poem

Corona made people mask their mouths. This poem uses the masking

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Submitted by baby_p on June 01, 2021

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