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Poem: Dragon 

Dragon

This dragon does not
hide in a cave.
It hides
inside a shining tower.
This dragon does not
breathe fire
it breathes insults
and curses.
This dragon's face
is not
menacing.
It is double-chinned
and orange.

This dragon
may build fear, though
it mainly builds
walls.
Let us fight this dragon—
the monster of the house
of white.
It does not call out
its servants,
but Putin and many
greedy rich men.

Let us go to battle
on television screens
on streets
and sidewalks
where we can be seen.
This is not the end.
This is the beginning.
At the end of this battle
the dragon
shall be
slayed.

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