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Down On Nature


by Charles Marowitz





(Swans - December 3, 2007)  

Roses are red, violets are blue,
All Nature's full of gum-and-goo.
Each blade of grass most every minute
Has some snake that's coiled within it.
Every tree discharges sap;
Trails are littered with animal crap.
Every plant beneath the trees
Is sucked to death by hungry bees.
Clammy frogs 'neath the wisteria
Spread a lethal flu bacteria.
Every lake and every dell
Reeks of some foul, fishy smell.
Blossoms, bluebells, every rose
Shoots hay fever up your nose.
Rocks and filthy swamps compete
To raise up bunions on your feet.
And as one gathers up one's goods,
Bears are shitting in the woods.
Outdoor life's a bloody bore
And Mother Nature, a wizened whore.


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