Clip Him, Woman

The following may prove violent
Liberal thinkers beware
Champions of tolerance and
Laissez faire.
You see no need for rules
No measure certain now
Just see how things evolve
Good enough you vow…

So I am in a Rexall drug store
Lineup to cash
Two women struggling
Six year old brat.
Wants some dumb curio.
Gramma might bend.
Mother stuck mid-stream
Yowling never ends.
I want it. i want it.
Why won’t yo..uuh buy?
Kid hyper-ventilates
Same time he cries.

Older woman next to me
Rolls her eyes sad.
I say I’d need three seconds.
Clip out the bad.
Did Mother hear my rant.
Nothing I feel
Time short to cut the crap.
Prison is real.
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Written on March 15, 2023

Submitted by dougb.19255 on March 15, 2023

Modified by dougb.19255 on March 15, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 635
Words 132
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 8, 12, 8

Wayne Blair

Born in London. Graduated law 1976 Practised eleven years, Married Hilary 1974 Two kids Lauren 1980 And Jordan 1987. Business failed 1987. Moved not knowing whither. Happy hills of Waterloo Region. Mennonite Country. Thirty four years in Industry. No complaints. Poet, photographer, nature hiker. Harmonica busker. more…

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