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Two Dealers in Death

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Two Dealers in Death

 

Deaths in the State of New York now

Compare with those in twenty oh one

When terrorists attacked with their evil

And blocked out with darkness, their sun

 

Don Matthews April 2020

 

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I Will Get the USA Open By Easter

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I Will Get the USA Open By Easter

 

Donald Trump wants the USA open by Easter

Because the economy is more important

Than a silly virus

 

Argument 1:

 

“We lose 1,000's and 1,000's of people a year to flu”

“We don't turn the country off”

 

Argument 2:

 

“We lose much more than that

To automobile accidents”

“We didn't call up the automobile companies to s...

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Waaaaaaaaaaa !

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Waaaaaaaaaaa !

 

 

Our Chinese shop is closed Layla

 

Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa !

 

MacDonalds is closed too

 

Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa !

 

You'll have to now eat mummy's cooking

 

Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!

 

There's nothing I can do

 

Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa !

 

 

 

Mummy? Pizza Hut? Open?

 

Sorry Layla no

 

Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa !

 

You'll hav...

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Tradwives. A Mashup of Traditional Wives

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Tradwives. A Mashup of Traditional Wives

 

(Adapted from a newspaper article)

 

 

A bevy of women want to return to the 1950's

And have dinner on the table at 6.30 for their husbands

 

They want to don aprons

Spend afternoons baking

And be the only ones

Who get to scrub the toilet

 

The dream of hoovering in heels

Putting on a pretty pinafore

Putting th...

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