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Passing in Review
“One must either take an interest in the human situation
or else parade before the void.”--Jean Rostand.
The soldier’s statue was fated to stand
forever at parade rest.
A library lion lies hungry, but can not
ever chase gazelles.
Totem thunderbirds have great power without
the use of feathered wings.
The lollipop-clown gang ride remains ready
to tickle, thrill, & whirl.
The festive greenhouse sports a holiday tree
every day of the year.
Life in a lava field flowers joy into a gray
The ancient street clock, broken for years,
has succeeded in stopping time.
Closed at midnight, the diner would not
let me order some apple pie.
Without a bell, the church’s call to worship
was an electric chime.
The hot house heliotrope ladies always dress up
for their club meetings.
Pumpkin dwarves squat proudly beneath the shadows
of giant fir trees.
New windows installed in any abandoned house
will spark inquiries.
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