Flying Lemming

Rookie - 15 Points (England)

Our Greatest Weapon - Poem by Flying Lemming

The evil dictator prepared for the day
Against all weapons that might come his way
By pulling on his bullet proof vest
With extra armour across his chest
Including the mesh stab proof lining
With his titanium helmet shining
Climbed in his flameproof air tight jacket
With lead set panels inserted to back it
Covered with a lead lined coat
And padding with steel wrapped round his throat
Adrenaline pills to keep poison at bay
A mask so gas won’t get in his way
He stepped out to the crowd and soon he felt halfed
He had no defence against the people who laughed

Comments about Our Greatest Weapon by Flying Lemming

  • Silver Star - 3,280 Points Curtis Johnson (9/25/2015 6:45:00 PM)

    I like this from start to finish. It is both humorous and clever. I looked for a climax of drama and excitement; I received perhaps as much surprise as the evil dictator. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 10,704 Points Douglas Scotney (9/25/2015 6:40:00 PM)

    It's good when a list ends in a laugh (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,152 Points Jasbir Chatterjee (9/25/2015 6:16:00 AM)

    very nice poem...loved the last line the best, 'He had no defence against the people who laughed. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 13,374 Points Jayatissa K. Liyanage (9/25/2015 5:33:00 AM)

    Looks like a conscientious dictator. Interesting theme for a poem. Thank you for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,881 Points Kinyua Karanja (9/25/2015 5:32:00 AM)

    It's ironical of how armored he was but not to the fullest, he was still venerable to one thing people would laugh at him, nice poem (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 35,452 Points Edward Kofi Louis (9/25/2015 4:34:00 AM)

    He had no defence against the people who laughed! Nice work. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Reshma Ramesh (12/6/2008 6:12:00 AM)

    haha! ! what a superb write...........loved the ending.... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 41 Points Malini Kadir (3/20/2008 11:20:00 PM)

    This is a thought provoking and humorous work! loved it!

    malinikadir (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 10 Points Colin J... (9/2/2007 12:20:00 PM)

    He had no defence against the people who laughed

    We should all laugh at politicians when they want to start a war...
    Maybe that way we would all get to live a long and happy life...
    Colin J... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie rachael richmond (8/14/2007 7:20:00 PM)

    hmmm..... thought-provoking! .. liked it...... rachael (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Poem Edited: Monday, March 28, 2011

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