June 28th, 2007

From"Decoded" The arrival

A HANGING IN THE DOG DAYS OF SUMMER



BREAD & CIRCUSES

David said I had to hang,
He said they'd built the gallows,
 and
Therefore, it would be 
Treason sure,
With bands playing and a 
Crowd that bellows
Not to spring the trap,
With drum-drum bang
Drop the Fool, and snap
His neck, rather than let me 
Beat the rap
And spoil it for the fellows.
Innocent or guilty as sin
What matter that? The point's
 To win!
Such is truth, so diamond pure;
What lawless man would deny
 This cure
For our dull witted show;
To even think to let me go?
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