Sesquipedalian Incubus MAG

By Michael Croland, Melville, NY

I was amidst a dream
When I used the word "implement"
In its verb form
In a speech to myself

Immediately afterwards, I awoke
And realized my superfluously fancy wording
Which deducted from my energy potential
I was consequently angry

Still awake, voices in my head screamed
As though to punish and tax me
For being intellectual or insane
Why couldn't I use or employ a less sesquipedalian word?

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