Poetry

The Big C Word

The big C word sounds loud on trams the big C word scares lemmings and lambs the big C word gets attention in banks the big C word in China stops tanks it’s hard to argue with the big C word the big C word will always be heard they’ve tried to kill it with pills and gas they’ve tried to quiet it with confession and Mass they’re tried to silence it in hospitals and class they’ve tried to show it behinds bars and glass they’ve tried to kick it in the teeth and the ass the big C word…

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