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skyfall

After ‘Obama takes swipe at Trump over massacres’



Don’t do it this way!

Commission someone else, in a Nevada desert

Who is so far from the children,

That they are adults worthy of death


Whisper in his, or her ear

Cool words of encouragement

Press his clean shoulder blades like a father does

Before he presses the button


Presses their bones in the cover of day,

Annihilates a wedding procession

Steals life before the pilau is cold

Removes Nowruz from the calendar


And replaces it with thanksgiving

What use is there anyway,

Of red tulips and joy

When you can make it rain apple pie?