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Cast Not Your Pearls Before Swine 2



Renowned art and literature, creative genius manifest
Reduced from grand to miniature through the philistine's smaller quest
Pedestrian and archaic, they are smugly giving short shrift
Conventionally prosaic, an attitude has patrons miffed
"Cast not your pearls before swine" the declared admonition
Lest they trample and malign the superb without cognition

A lucid, scintillating mind presenting rational reason;
So much fatuity they find is to commonsense mere treason.
The babbling, inane blatherskite: illiterate and impudent;
this worthless palaver is trite, stupidly dull and redundant.
"Cast not your pearls before swine" the declared admonition,
Lest they trample and malign the superb without cognition.

Warmth of a generous heart trustingly and freely given:
Mill-grist for the fickle tart, by two timing abuse driven.
Seizing on the goodness found, these miscreant deceivers,
exploit and then go underground; they are miserly receivers.
"Cast not your pearls before swine" the declared admonition,
Lest they trample and malign the superb without cognition.
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