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By Unknown, Unknown, Unknown

   The small rubber band,

Caught between two large hands,

Began to stretch and extend.

The tension there,

That was too much to bear,

Tugging from opposite ends.

One large hand

Wanted the band,

But the other fist wanted a fight.

Each pulled his own way,

Till one dreary day,

When the pressure became much too tight.

So snapped the band,

Whipping each hand

With a hard and rubbery sting.

The battle fought,

Over a rubber band taught,

Was quite a ludicrous thing.

But what of the elastic

That was non-enthusiastic,

Being stretched so unyieldingly tense?

It was prey to the aggressor,

Split in half under pressure,

And his life shall be no more hence!

This goes to explain

How pressure causes pain,

On every party involved.

The markings they bear,

From the band that whipped there,

Are mem'ries of the conflict unsolved.

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on Feb. 4 2013 at 6:12 pm
katertott PLATINUM, Littleton, Colorado
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I simply adore this!

on Feb. 4 2013 at 12:06 am
bluegirl440 DIAMOND, Park City, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
Everybody lies. -House

Simply brilliant...very clever.


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