Poet’s Corner: See the swamp, how big it’s grown

  • By Brent Johnson
  • Wednesday, March 22, 2017 1:12pm
  • News

See the swamp, how big it’s grown

But friend it hasn’t been too long.

(Title thanks to Bobby Goldsboro)

By Brent Johnson, Clam Gulch

The alligator

in the elevator

asked if I knew Captain Hook?

Well the bayou

is getting high too

and this swamp is a Donnybrook.

There’s Spanish moss,

Betsy DeVos,

and a bloody sacred, Moss cow.

With full support

of Paul Manafort;

Tweeter Skeeter is your boss now!

Skinny Flynn

came marchin’ in

but he was working for a Turkey.

We have a dossier

quite risque´

where the swamp is a wee-bit murky.

National park?

They’re just a lark

with instructions to “Till here son.”

Mines will grow

in salmon roe

and Big Oil will fear none.

The Arctic chaps

bare white caps

to worship a sea level that is gaining.

With provocation

towards inoculation;

turns out it’s science that is draining.

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