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Poetry by Robert Stone: Weasel way to wants

Weasel way to wants: a word-list sonnet
By Robert Stone, 11 Feb 2018
If I but think of you as daffodils,
I can address whatever with aplomb.
No flower ever set up thrills and chills,
no alchemy made silken skeins from scum.

Unsure I will at length equivocate,
and never leave a break for you to think.
No truth outlasts what lies eviscerate,
no wine of wisdom flows as swilling drink.

Resisted I will weasel way to wants,
and acclimate my helpers to deceit.
No opposition will be spared my taunts,
no voice of reason will escape defeat.

Without a doubt I doubt I will succeed
in keeping faith with what above agreed.
~ Robert Stone, 11 February 2018

Word list: acclimate address alchemy aplomb break daffodil equivocate eviscerate swill weasel

Poetry in the Boro, Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Words suggested at the January 2018 meeting.

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