When the late Charles Chaplin came to tea
mock-draining vacant cups
Finally I (a child then) said
“You’re awfully smart Charles”
“But I can see your coccyx”
He spat his tea
grabbed hat and cane
and clattered down the lane
From The Moose Jaw Express, April 15th edition.
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There is a tunnel somewhere where
sleep the green ideas
of the geniuses
who missed an hour to turn
for golden vein of green