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We Seem To Have A Problem Here: Poems 1 To 5
Author: Colin Stewart

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Carnegie Hall invited him to play
so the groundhog practiced night and day
but the size of his instrument prompted a delay
and most likely in the hole the cello would stay!

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No longer the tax haven of your sleep
any entry to dreamland will not come cheap
and this is where the government creep
by depriving R.E.M. of going deep!

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Raleigh's discovery went up in smoke
with a new addiction for the average bloke
as the tobacco plant managed to provoke
and curse each generation to cough and choke!

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Someone in the gallery let out a yell
disrupting the concentration of William Tell.
The arrow was crooked and the apple fell
along with his beloved son as well!

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The illustration of living inside this square
is simply more than they can bear
in a life of confinement which offers no reprieve
for a comic strip family who wish to leave!

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