poetry critical

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Random Poem:

So Be It

The possibilities of bees
are not like the eager fog
obscuring what flowers
as it falls and rising
the citizens take to wing
the gesture perpetual
letting the wind know we won’t
be humbled by science
defining dynamics of
how our pilots fly
Jump-suited, uniform
of the explorer, cordon
of gold into the black
beyond the constant bar-
rage rage the crazy or brave
bodies locked in experi-
mental cockpits bee not
afraid whether they be
long for the world, regal with-
out bodyguard, lady or gown
Stout, undoubtedly,
scout redoubts able to
flout the impregnable and
float away a soldier self-
contained exploits ahead be-
comings clean more than
whispers hear or feet see
we dance, fluently at that
All honey is theft. a
sweetness as stopgap
for if tragic happenings
shatter the nest this
sticky mess sustains
till the next nexus can
be built the sap as spilt
will fill a new bee
beginning again

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