Mac Wilkey

Rookie - 3 Points (October 9,1948 / Dayton, Tennessee)

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A Spaceship Landed Over There

A space ship landed over there
No one’s believed me yet
I walked on over after dark
And took my friend the vet

We couldn’t find the little men
We searched and searched inside
So I sat in the pilot’s seat
And said, “Let’s take a ride.”

A voice said, “Early earthman” then
A glass dome dropped around
My nerves grew calmer when I heard
A high-pitched hissing sound.

My friend, the vet, was diagnosed
Perhaps, I guess, by smell.
Some gizmo stashed him in a cage
Which didn’t fit him well.

We traveled fast through space and time
To ...

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Hypocrite Stew

I can’t say forgive them ‘cause, Father, they know what they do.
I picture them floating around in hypocrite stew.
They won’t take a life raft though you’ve thrown ‘em out more than two.
I can’t say forgive them ‘cause, Father, they know what they do.

They’re always so busy completing their last ‘second mile.’
You wonder how running so hard, they’d still have a smile.
They’ll walk in your moccasins building their house on the sand,
And when things go wrong, and they will, they pull pac

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