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  Best Poems From
  LESLIE BRIGGS (6-16-95)
 
 

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  1.     

Cry Havoc

See the people run for shelter,
Notice embers, fire, smoke,
Children crying, Women screaming,
People coughing, hear them choke,
Cry, 'Havoc! ' and let slip the dogs of war,
As tranquility is no more.

Watch buildings tumble to the ground,
Feel the smoke engulfing us,
Note the embers in your eyes,
This city would be infamous,
Cry, 'Havoc! ' and let slip the dogs of war,
As tranquility is no more.

Running from the burning structures,
Kicking up dust a lone rock slips,
Not aware of this rock,
It hits you and you trip,
Cry, 'Havoc! ' and let slip the dogs of war,
As tranquility is no more.

You cry for help,
But no one hears,
They all keep running even me,
Ringing in your ears shouts of fear,
Cry, 'Havoc! ' and let slip the dogs of war,
As tranquility is no more.

Embers fall upon your back,
Cry, 'Havoc! ' and let slip the dogs of war,
You feel the pain but ignore it,
As tranquility is no more.

(June 5,2008)
 
Leslie Briggs
   
 

   
   
 

  2.     

Flip-Flops

Flip-flops, flip-flops, from where have you come?
From the beach, or the zoo, maybe even from Guam?
Tell me your stories; I’d like to hear these,
Have you walked to a shop for a ham sandwich with cheese?

Flip-flops, flip-flops, now where will you go?
To London or France, maybe even Cairo?
You and me, will explore in the rain,
While walking through sand on the coast of Spain.


Flip-flops, flip-flops, you’re now old and worn,
Your color has faded; your foam has been torn,
I’ve seen all your stories, its time to go.
Remember dear flip-flops, I love you so.

(September 17,2007)
 
Leslie Briggs
   
 

   
   
 

  3.     

Diamond Girl

F - ierce
I - ntegrity
G - ladiator
H - ero
T - rooper
E - rotic
R - ecruit

(June 8th,2008)
 
Leslie Briggs
   
 

   
   
 

  4.     

Doodily-Doo

Doodily-Doo went to the zoo, to play with all the monkeys.
She would climb and then she'd whine, 'cause things were smelling funky.
Doodily-Doo went to the zoo, to visit with the lions,
She would growl, while they would prowl, and her favorite on was Ryan.
Doodily-Doo went to the zoo, to pet and run with tigers,
They could swim with Joseph Kim, but they weren't very good divers.
Doodily-Doo went to the zoo, to laugh with all the seals,
She fed them fish and made a wish and they ate Alex Riehl.

(August 31,2008)
 
Leslie Briggs
   
 
 

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