March 2005 / Volume VI / Issue II
Christopher Major
Cake

When we had
a 3 minute silence
in the local shopping centre,
a naughty toddler
persisted in shouting
"cake" "cake"
all through the tribute
to the Tsunami victims.
Afterwards,
I heard a hissed
"Little bastard"
as the shoppers broke,
and swept him,
screaming,
to flood the sales...
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