Really, World?
Now you’re loosing some leggy limey creature the size of a Volkswagon on us
As if we didn’t have enough to keep us up at night  

Warring nations
Storms of demonic rage
The earth burning
Insane men spewing hate
Their dangerous sycophants  

Give me a thinker any day
Someone who considers both sides
Someone who still holds out a hand
Someone wild with smiles and kindness  

I double down on peace and freedom and democracy
I double down on rights for all
I double down on the arts
I double down on generosity of spirit  

Fuck the spiders  

I fling my scarf over my shoulder
And head out the door  

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