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The New Evolutionary Wars

by Thomas B. White

All pedestrians are lizards
disguised in trousers and skirts;
they get into glittering cars
and roam the land like dwarfish dinosaurs.

Mammalian friends and colleagues are unknown.
Our parties feature polished adversaries
in shiny blue-green armor
who stab canapés off silver trays
at 15 feet with sticky pink tongues.

These are creatures even sub-humans shun.
The new evolutionary wars have just begun.

Copyright © 2007 by Thomas B. White

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