bill costley

(May 21,1942 / Salem MA usa)

Ne portez pas d'arme


Ne portez pas d'arme
à un baptême, au gala
de l'école primaire de votre enfant,
à une première communion
à une confirmation, à un mariage,
au prochain mariage de vos ex-épouses,
à votre dernier jour de travail,
parce qu'il y a de grandes chances
que vous le regretterez bientôt
et tout le monde le regrettera aussi
alors surtout ne portez pas d'arme.

(trans. by Maguy Grech, Montpelier France)

Submitted: Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, February 20, 2013

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French translation of: 'DON'T Bring @ Gun'

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