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Which do crows find most ridiculous,
our laughter or our applause?
Beware of the pelican that ignores you.
Not yet having formed the waters
what had God eaten for his supper
the night he dreamed he was swimming?
Copyright 2018 Louie Skipper. From The Work Ethic of the Common Fly (Settlement House, 2018)