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Goose Egg



Your lips have kissed the many. Your arms have held a few.
You haven't cared for any.
You're an ill-tempered shrew.

You trifle with affection. You tease seductively.
You show no circumspection.
You're a depravity.

Your dress is scant and meager. Your hips swing out in space.
You are a walking trigger.
You're a massive disgrace.

You dance an awkward shuffle. You vocalize off-key.
You countless feathers ruffle.
You're a sheer misery.

Your mind is limp and gimpy. Your thoughts are out of tune.
You are feckless and wimpy.
You're plainly picayune.

Your schemes are claptrap notion. Your purposes are vague.
You cause raging commotion.
You're a giant goose egg.
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XAB ACA DBD AXA EAE XCX
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 644
Words 110
Stanzas 6
Stanza Lengths 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3

Wallace Dean LaBenne

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