There was an evil man|
Out in Afghanistan—
At least, our Georgie Bushie told us so.
He hid out in a cave,
He wasn't very brave.
Just ask our Georgie Bushie, he should know.
Now Bushie's bombed Iraq,
And lost a loyal flack—
No matter! Other countries left to conquer.
They haven't found Saddam;
He may be on the lam.
And what about old Binny in his bunker?
The world's destabilized.
The freedoms that we prized
Have vanished in the smoke of 9-11.
And in the name of pride
Our innocence has died—
Or was it in the name of Bushie's heaven?
Those chemicals they found?
They may pollute the ground.
But as for if they're weapons—we don't think so.
The Ministry of Oil
Was the fruit of all the toil.
Bring out your dead! (We wish they wouldn't stink so.)
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Sabina Becker is a poet and a writer who lives in Cobourg, Ontario with her computer, her books and her cats. In addition to her regular contributions to Swans, you can see more of her work at http://www.sabinabecker.com.
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