Quit your addiction

by James Broughton


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Quit your addiction
to sneer and complaint
Try a little flaunt
Call for comrades
who bolster your vim
and offer you risk
Corral the crones
Goose the nice nellies
Hunt the bear that hugs
and the raven that quoths
Stay up all night
to devise a new dawn

-- from Little Sermons of the Big Joy: Poems, by James Broughton

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Quit your addiction