NaPoWriMo 2013 – Day Three

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3 April 2013

Fencing

Filling in the membership form
I wonder what it is to belong,
which cards I wish to carry
and what others I tend to despise.

If sleeping in the same dorm
implies we’re meant to get along,
I might prefer to parry
to save myself from telling lies.

It seems I’m only lukewarm
when I think of joining the throng,
I’m actually beginning to tarry:
am I ready for such compromise?

I’ve never had an instinct to swarm
or thought it’s the way to be strong,
I don’t even want to marry:
All I want is to equalise.

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