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Poetry

Bend

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They played with the roman road

so the horses and carts

didn’t bump into the temples

shrines and colosseum

The long straight road

now looked a lot like

Cleopatra’s serpent

as it bent and turned and coiled

But with progress, came problems

for as the engine replaced horse

the nobles noticed in their new chariots

they couldn’t see what was round the bend

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Poetry Weather

Two Quarrelling Brothers

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I sat watching by the window

as two quarrelling brothers

traded blows over a tree outside

both lay claim on this tall green beauty

and each tried their hardest to get it for themselves

but as day turned into night

the tree stayed rooted to its spot

and neither brother got what they wanted

opting to play with some fallen leaves instead