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Genetic Link



Hear any comic joker;
note offspring has a jink.
Each family has a choker: a droll genetic link.

Find any cleric shaman;
note duty has a kink.
Each family has a conman: a fake genetic link.

Ask any prison keeper;
note e*** has a brink.
Each family has a reaper: a vile genetic link.

Watch any ashen painter;
note color has a pink.
Each family has a feinter: a sham genetic link.

Seek any open portal;
note armor has a chink.
Each family has a mortal: a bent genetic link.

Read any linage gazette;
note history has a wink.
Each family has a secret: a base genetic link.
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

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Scheme ABB XBB ABB ABB XBB XBB
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 551
Words 108
Stanzas 6
Stanza Lengths 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3

Wallace Dean LaBenne

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