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SNITCH



A sinking ship
The rat makes its trip
First one out of the disaster
An art no one should master

It speaks of character
You have none if you're a ditcher
Liar in every layer
A human being cannot go lower

Snitches get stitches
An adage for ages
Repairing broken bridges
Not an option for these acts of Cowardice


Tattletale another name
Saves his skin in any game
Reveals secrets about the same
Has no self respect or shame

Looks appealing
Playing both sides
Roll of the dice
A matter of time
Before cut to size

Keep away from people
Who play you on the double
Wont blink before letting you scramble
Lifes greatest preamble

Information barter
Seeming benefits to cater
Wanting to be popular
Nature by itself regular
Rewards for being an informer

Caste creed and color
Dont separate man
With life on the line
Those who can
Can of worms not split
Stand apart from the rest

Opposite of loyalty
Anathema to Gratitude
Quality to loathe
Take an oath

Keeping the secret
Builds character
Friend turned foe
Tests your role

Never buy you future
With secrets to offer
Closets in your cupboard
Wont take long to rebound
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Submitted by K.V.Srikanth on June 10, 2021

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AABB BBBB XCCX DDDD XXXXX EEEE BBBBB BFXFXX XXXX XBXX BBXX
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 1,057
Words 199
Stanzas 11
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4, 5, 4, 5, 6, 4, 4, 4

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