Extended Metaphor

March 20, 2008
By Bridget Griffin, Washington, NH

The little old lady died with the fat and grumpy old man.

They lay together buried under a large pile of superficial stereotypes.

Covered by the roots of racism
Whose grass is eaten daily
By sexist pigs

Only then to be digested
Into the controlled freedom of speech.

Captain Ahab was a real person
Who hunted octopus
And people aren’t self conscious
They just like to look over their shoulders

Capitalism is alive with the sound
Of counterfeit money and spare change.

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