Richard George

Rookie (June 1,1965 / Cheltenham, U.K.)

Counter-Evolution - Poem by Richard George

To homo ferus, speech mattered
less than pulling fangs of frost-
Rusalky. Instead, he grew a pelage.

On two legs, he presented a target
for authorities to flatten. On four
he huddled tight to wet concrete, his bed and rock.

His beard forgot cut-throat.
It tuned into enemy signals keen as a cat's whisker.

The scaly tail was gratuitous.

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  • (7/16/2005 4:23:00 PM)

    I like this one because of it's originality, cleverness, and straight-faced humor. Another winner, Richard. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, July 16, 2005

Poem Edited: Thursday, September 25, 2008

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