The Turtle Snaps

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Editorial and Opinion  |  House: Booksie Classic

"The turtle says 'no!"

Snapping Turtle Senator Mitch says don't,
His way or the highway, or agree he won't
 
America held hostage to the whims of a man
Who is against every democratic plan
 
Tough tits to what's good for the country,
A one-man muscle-flex in the land of the free
 
Never mind that we're hurting, it matters not,
He personally ties progress up in knots
 
Threatens non-cooperation, but has he ever?
We've learned, Mitch, that you'll never
 
Anyway, so it's just more angry saber-rattling
Meanwhile, to help the people we'll keep on battling
 
The paper lion roars in a out-of-power rage;
Is on display for the visitors and paces his cage
 
 
 


Submitted: March 17, 2021

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88 fingers

I always felt he was more of a turkey, with that wobble thing under his chin. "Gobble, Gobble, Gobble!"

Wed, March 17th, 2021 5:46pm

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A cross bred Turtle? Thanks, 88

Wed, March 17th, 2021 11:30am

Penny Scribe

You can write a history book Mike, you're once again right on.

Tue, March 23rd, 2021 6:15pm

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Thank you, Penny

Tue, March 23rd, 2021 11:43am

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