[lit-ideas] Sunday Poem


"To subjugate the enemy's army without doing battle is the highest of


What is this?

Cloaked as she was

And frowning - How

I wondered could

I find out what

Or why without asking;

So I did.  What?


Which of course

Made it worse.                                                

She took implements

From her purse

And used them tactically.

I tried to recall Sun Tzu

But it was all a blur.


I looked about

Frantically for cover.

She stood strategically

Blocking the door

Dabbing at tears

With a tissue.

I was doomed.



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