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Unguibus Et Rostro

Transformed into a complex jungle,
the modern world,
Because of the ubiquitousness of folly,
And fools seeking praise even in high places,
Has spawned those who seek a template for success.

Unguibus et rostro
Coaxing some, and kicking the others
that's the master politician at work,
In the parliament to get his bill passed,

But then, even in mundane life, the housewife, too
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Thursday, April 6, 2017
Topic(s) of this poem: wolf
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Rod Mendieta 06 April 2017

Excellent poem. I've noticed that social commentary very often makes poems stale and pamphlet-like, writers possibly too eager to get their message across to care for formal beauty. Not in this case. Rich vocabulary and and compelling images added to the bold statement.

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