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Thursday, 2 January 2014

The Proposal

Putin at the door with flowers,
forget about the abuse,
and the repeated rapes,
the forced marriage,
the disrespect and abuse shown the elders,
and the children,
you in the West don't understand,
can't even begin to know,
Russia at the door with flowers.

©Douglas Polk

Douglas is a poet from Nebraska. He has published three books of poetry; In My Defense, The Defense Rests, and On Appeal. 

1 comment:

  1. Fine sound to this and good sense. Echoes Capt. Hook themesong - Never smile at a crocodile.

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