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Come Inside, Sheep MAG

By Anonymous

   Come inside, sheep,

Come into the Room of Pointlessness

And all the pointless yet well-dressed sheep

Flock into the room, altogether, notebooks in tow

And all the little sheep, with their little narrow minds

Write in their notebooks stupid lines of numbers and letters,

Equations - well, something like that.

Living laughably, immersed - well, as far as they can be,

I suppose -

In the shallow, not so dark, not so deep,

Recesses of their assembly-line minds

And such a close-knit young flock they are,

Such good FRIENDS,

Such GOOD friends,

SUCH good friends.

A large pink sheep is in the center of the Room of Pointlessness,

(The center of Pointlessness? If something doesn't have a point

can it have a center?)

The pink sheep, he's OH-SO-WITTY, OH-SO-HANDSOME,


And what an excellent conversationalist, Judith, why yes,

He is!!

The sheep laugh with him, and dance around him -

My how we ADORE you, Witty Pink King!

Yes, we love you, EVER so much!

How we love you,

How we bow down to you, Witty Pink King!

The silly young sheep (what ignorant things sheep are!)

Hurled themselves, one after the other, headlong

Into the bonfire!

The King smiled and watched.

"Join us," he told me.

"So devoted, your followers," I said, "to sacrifice themselves

Entirely to your wishes. I, however, am not a

Sheep. I'm a ram."

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on Mar. 16 2021 at 9:30 pm
SparrowSun ELITE, X, Vermont
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Favorite Quote:
"It Will Be Good." (complicated semi-spiritual emotional story.)

"Upon his bench the pieces lay
As if an artwork on display
Of gears and hands
And wire-thin bands
That glisten in dim candle play." -Janice T., Clockwork[love that poem, dont know why, im not steampunk]

thats techniclly a poem. but i love sheep!

i love this !

on Jan. 10 2013 at 8:08 am
In_Love_with_Writing GOLD, Easton, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." Phillipians 4:13

Nice! Can you comment and rate some of my work?

on May. 17 2010 at 3:44 pm
love it! great style, absolutely excellent