Saiom Shriver

Gold Star - 17,125 Points (Ohio)

Canned Men - Poem by Saiom Shriver

JMM speaks of them
as 'canned men':
those 'knights in
shining armor'.
May we call
them 'canned
animals': those
slain beings
in canned Armour*
The first group
victimized by
the second by
Neither group
was harmed
by those with
perceptible amour.

Poet's Notes about The Poem

*Armour.. a slaughterhouse

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, November 30, 2013

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