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Prickly Pears



There is a congregation gathered at the mall;
it is an aggregation
assembled wall-to-wall.
There is common alliance to act in unison;
it displays a defiance
juxtaposed one-on-one.
There is a major practice that unites this attack;
it singles out one cactus
implanted back-to-back.
There is an intolerance for succulent array;
it stifles other fragrance
encountered day-by-day.
There is a favored flower considered best of all;
it blooms on the prickly pear
harvested fall-to-fall.
There is an implication for every human kind;
it is discrimination
detected find-by-find.
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