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   Saturday, November 09, 2002


The Universal Croaker   (after Buffy Saint Marie)
He's five foot-two, and he's six feet-four,
Though the fight is right he always interferes.
He's all of ninety-one, and he's only seventeen,
An appeaser for a thousand years.

He's a Catholic, a Hindu, an Atheist, a Jain,
A Buddhist and a Baptist and a Jew.
And he wishes no one killed,
Wishful thinking unfulfilled
While it clears aggression's path to me and you.

He's appeasing for Canadians,
Appeasing for the French,
He's appeasing for the USA,
Appeasing for the Russians,
And appeasing for Japan,
And he thinks we'll put an end to war this way.

He's appeasing for Democracy,
Appeasing for the Reds,
He says it's for the peace of all.
He's the one who tries to hide
All the extra who have died,
And he never sees the writing on the wall.

And without him,
How would Hitler have advanced beyond the Czechs?
Without him Stalin would have had no pawn.
He's the one whose thoughtless blessings
Lead to later larger war,
And without him extra killing can't go on.

He's the Universal Croaker and he really is to blame,
His caring hides a hate-filled vicious core.
It strikes here and there, and you and me,
And brothers, can't you see
That shooting ain't the only kind of war.

   posted by Stephen at 11:34 PM | Plink

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