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Warboys

Bullets and straws
Boys giggling
Fighting a war
Across the table.

They chew off the straw wrapping
Making little papier-mache balls
Then load, aim, and fire
And giggle some more.

We're at IHOP
And the war will end
When pancakes arrive
And Mommy says stop.

February 21, 2015.

© 2015 Christopher Mahan