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Pigeons (Animal Farm Found Poem)

What animals must do
is to send out pigeons
with no need
to defend themselves.

They hid their faces
in the grass while
the Autumn harvest
clamoured to be allowed.

He who blew away the chaff
with his breath,
was somewhat peculiar
and would express no opinion.

Categorically- Categorically,
Humanity would have succeeded
in victory
had it got inside to read it.

We took a gander
at suicide
by swallowing cowardice
in battle,

but the pigeons were Forgeries.



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leafyThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 28, 2011 at 7:56 pm:
this took me a couple readings to understand it, but i really like this poem, especially the last couple verses. keep up the nice work! 5/5
 
DeusExMachina replied...
Jul. 29, 2011 at 11:23 am :
Thanks for the feedback!
 
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hanging_girl_666This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 23, 2011 at 5:33 pm:

We took a gander
at suicide
by swallowing cowardice
in battle,

but the pigeons were Forgeries.

 

Genuis!

 
DeusExMachina replied...
Jul. 23, 2011 at 9:34 pm :
Thank you!
 
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