Shawn L. Bird

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poem-lecture August 7, 2015

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 12:25 pm
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It wouldn’t do for you

to behave that way;

we have expectations

requiring regurgitation of

regulations.  Speak as told

don’t be bold, just hold this reeking

treatise of broken society for me

and do what you are told to do.


That hat June 3, 2013

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 2:57 pm
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That indelicate,

audacious hat

is either affectation

or jaunty celebration.

No one wears hats

as giddy as that

without expection

of societal reprobation.

Folks bristle at

such frivolous hats,

set in bold flirtation

against societal fixation.

It’s true.  But THAT

astonishing, stupedous hat,

deserves an ovation,

from the entire nation.


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