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  August 2021     1 year ago

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Abridged Tale

If everyone's life story turned into a book
Everywhere there'd have to be a library
Wouldn't have enough time to look
Through each story of everybody literally

Instead, shorten each story into a poem
Enough words to reflect you or me
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Proof

In a bottle, I travel through time
Send my poems to float out to sea
Hope one day you'll read every rhyme
And remember my poetry

Every night looking at a different star
I recite a poem to each individually
Doesn't matter how near or far
I...

by JESUS BETANCOURT

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An AI Pluribus Unum

Dumb terminals replace human representatives
Staff choices mandated by budget cuts
Voted as functional government electives
Futuristic DC ran by Political Bots

A Congress of Deep Fakes pass legislation
Generated by ChatGpt apps
Who's in...

by JESUS BETANCOURT

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WHATEVER

I never peel an onion
Induces a state of lachrymose
Aware the sulfuric acid explosion
Releases tears not from my prose

Never spray a perfume
To falsely taint the air
But let my poetry fill a room
With words beyond compare

Select what...

by JESUS BETANCOURT

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The Petal Of A Rose

Before it fell
And withered away
Let out a fragrance to tell
It gave beauty to the rose in its...

by JESUS BETANCOURT

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The repetition of similar sounds at the ends of words or within words is known as _______.
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