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One bird's opinion

Could be Verse: Poetry ripped straight from the headlines
By JAMES PARKER  |  June 1, 2007

VIDEO: James Parker reads his reflections on Bush's sparrow incident

One bird’s opinion, or Lines upon Seeing the President Struck by Avian Droppings during a Rose Garden Press Conference
A sweet satirical sparrow, with precision hard to believe, left a punctuating guano-splash on the presidential sleeve.
Ungovernable sparrow! You are kingless, queenless, tsar-less — Your little payload landed when he mentioned Al Gonzales.
This is the fate of statues, immoveable and turgid:
To be made the jest of history, in punch lines of pure bird shit.

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