Dying men keep rifles in cello cases,
known with a beer as the deer eraser.
They dress their boys in bright orange
and leave their daughters at home,
stripping meat, stretching skin for their musical men.

The makers of guns will never go hungry.
The makers of guns will never fill up.
May their children always play murder weapon since stick.

Abraham Lincoln never got offed
because it wasn't on the television...
and that's all he got,
was his foot background in a tourist's shot,
and his face framed by those old roman leaves,
dead-center on the front of a five spot.

Abraham Lincoln jumped the gun.
Julio Caesar jumped the gun.
Emilio Zapata jumped the gun.
Tupac and Biggie jumped the gun.
Jesus Christo jumped the gun.
Malcolm X jumped the gun.
Mahatma Gandhi jumped the gun.
Joan of Arc jumped the gun.
Martin Luther King jumped the gun.
John F. Kennedy jumped the gun.
G-Dubyu might just jump the gun.
John Lennon jumped the gun.


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    General CommentNo beginning?

    Hi mom and dad,
    uh, I guess my schedule is going to be something like this
    for the next seven months or so.
    I'll start, uh, training at canon air force base line,
    i'm going to a gunnery school there,
    learning how to, uh, oh shoot and drop bombs from the air I guess.
    After I finish up at canon i'll be reporting to fairchild air force base.
    Yay to fairchild! (x4)
    ComicalBirdon March 24, 2010   Link
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    General CommentNo beginning? No end!!
    Phonophobeon May 15, 2011   Link

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