Robert Francis

(August 12, 1901 - July 13, 1987 / Pennsylvania / United States)

The Bulldozer


Bull by day
And dozes by night.

Would that the bulldozer
Dozed all the time

Would that the bulldozer
Would rust in peace.

His watchword
Let not a witch live

His battle cry
Better dead than red.

Give me if you must
The bull himself

But not the bulldozer
No, not the bulldozer.

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

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