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Putin Put Out

Dear Mr Lee yes there is a victim
please don't forget to check out the form
let this get a new adventure
medical guardians of my life
moonlight serenade of yacht club 

we are definitely not the plastic surgery 
and then delete this message
gloom and the sunshine
aerial view of an abyss of untruths 

a great weekend as well as a health issue 
close to the act of kindness 
and support you in advance of your windows

Android-thin line that says something about nothing 
Jimmy mode to get a forklift down
Turkish airlines in this bumph
drug underwear model haughty
awesome ewe oozing
vile zero is impossible to ban

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Paper Trails Co-mingled with Snail Trails

Hail to the logs 
for more details please check your spam folder 
of the most helpful in directing me 
to inhabit a few weeks back today 

but arrived in this case for the Sun 
of my father was much appreciated 
and we are looking to get a better understanding 
of how the hell is going to be able to be a scammer 
of the most recent online marketing executive 
note we are not filtered into fascism 

the same type of work with the ease of reference 
for a decade of experience includes periods 
of a nuclear power plant project management
includes working in the future of our kingdom
and a female friend of mine who died 
in this message was automatically generated by Gmail 

your attrition rate is a quiet spot away from home 
and would appreciate it if you were to ring me 
on my laptop and phone paired 
with a population of a few months 
back and forth between storms in the morning 
and then delete it from your system 
without copying distributing or taking action

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Parables of a Laboratory Monkey Released on a Deserted Deepfake Beach

Bramble is not in the middle of the day 
but it seems like a lot more
than a lot more people than the other one 
and that is the best way to do that this time
and we can find out what they want for us to do 
with this new version of the new version of this game
that is a better idea than a few more levels of Dad’s 

and I have a little more energy to play with the other side of the game 
and I will have a few minutes of the day to do with it 
but I hope that you are able to get a new one 
that is great and fun and addicting 
and fun and addictive and fun 
and the graphics look forward for more 
than two months after you have read it again 

and the north side is still good for a new one
to keep the good stuff on my phone 
and the app is very much more than the latest update
and it seems like a lot of the time to get more than two stars
but the game crashes every time I play this one 
and then again it will not work for a while

disclosure is the only problem with this one
that we are not using for our current insurance policy 
for a new one that is still available for us 
to get it done for you tomorrow morning 

and then I can have a meeting with this account 
for the week of April thanks again 
and hope that you both well 
and enjoy your time together with this family 

happy happy new day to you 
both of us have been a great day for you
and hope all of your family and family are doing good
thanks again and happy happy new poems 
for your mother in the north of the world

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The Negotiators at Christmas

Christmas bubbling Jesus in a Brussels sprout
vaccine on live TV filled with llama antibodies
inoculate America nearly unicorn status
analysts mull over what it's really worth

how to watch The Great Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn
weird radio beams probably isn't aliens
and is Die Hard a Christmas film?
Emmanuel Macron puppet 
branded astonishingly rubbish
almost quit sequel over pay discrepancies

here's what's happening to services
your bins will be emptied
to prevent opportunistic fraud
OAP's TV destroyed as a gunman
opens fire from Amazon delivery van
exhume millions of mink from mass graves
golf is now banned
lorry drivers scuffle with police
port chaos is "new normal"
2021 is not cancelled yet

serial killer fan jailed for life
killer revealed after he loses appeal
confessed to poisoning him in trick phone call
spent 17 years jetting across Europe
thought he was going to die
given extra jail time for nurse assault

his first new recording for a decade
urged to address nation
three packed Florida gigs with no social distancing
falling iguanas forecast in Miami weather report
demanding only beautiful new buildings
an empty theatre in his hometown

gaps in shelves too many shoppers inside
strange tattoos scars and glued-on wigs
shoppers attack security guards
shoppers beg attackers to stop

Coronavirus finally reaches Antarctica
UK gives dark glimpse of pandemic's next move
laughing with minister about prospect of no deal Brexit
issues profit warning
three martini lunch deduction slides 6%
France has taken control of its borders
UK's last passenger cancelled Christmas train

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News of No News and New Rules

Killing of a nuclear scientist
should not stand in the way 
of people choosing their future

toilet of England turned his life around
stopping 110 drivers helped him
face funding black hole

super predator shaped the criminal justice system
serving only half her sentence
told 15 times not to worry

thick fog to engulf the voice of golf
what is a level playing field?
marathon not a sprint

sorry for author’s anti-semitism
unforgivable act of sacrilege
focus on her mental health

should be ashamed for feeding Britain's hungry kids
nation not to blow it after ethicist's firing
organised crime driving dog theft epidemic

share jubilant vaccine photos
repeat little Christmas plea
which tier am I in?

can you even remember January?

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Tradesman’s Entrance

Belt up at the tradesman's entrance
shut your trap pipe down keep schtum
button your lip or it’s a bunch of fives
or six of one half a dozen of another

and just a minute was fifteen minutes ago
a wake up call the cuckoo’s call you and all
buckle up knuckle down clown around
muck about mad about swan about

chop chop at the hop cream of the crop never stop
give it a go on the go in the know told you so
it's in the past at last it’s passed put out to grass
long face waste of space human race amazing grace

invisible ink tickled pink what to think kitchen sink 
sink or swim on a whim full to the brim with him
donkey tails on the sale in the mail wind in sails
bums on seats dogs on heat in retreat it's my treat

in arrears I’m all ears dry your tears hopes and fears
integrate self isolate don’t be late shut the gate
I nod off cheesed off browned off dropped off
in the red so they said stayed in bed playing dead

shift your carcass use your compass paint a canvass
join a circus make a rumpus learn your campus
in any case the look on your face in your parking space
it’s good to catch up and stir up some syrup and ketchup

please keep your distance it's an insistence not everyone listens
in it together forever and ever on the never never
saw it on TV some celebrity must be verity
the cheque's in the post for the Holy Ghost kazoo the Last Post

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Quake of Mutton

No further deaths 
subscribers leap by 50%
writhes around in tiny bikini 
parades cleavage
hot tub damage
drowned in a wheelie bin

things wine snobs don't want you to know
filmed trying to strangle colleagues
hundreds of thousands of birds
have mysteriously dropped dead from the sky
third earthquake in three weeks
aurores in new colours

most outrageous Oscar outfits wearing socks and sandals 
clash with protestors over asylum seekers
unwelcoming to people of colour

little known soap actor relatives discuss key US tech liability shield
do you have royal blood?
were political bad guys right all along?
a son's grave empty for 45 years
not an act of God

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Mule Talker

They asked me what my name is
I answered that my name is my name
given to me by both my parents
and written onto a certificate enshrining
codifying announcing and celebrating 
that collection of letters

they enquired of me what my address is
I said that it is my address
a building I chose to live in
that I could afford to live in
that is in a quiet spot away from
an uncertain world's prying beak and eyes

they asked me what my telephone number is
I replied that it is a series of digits
allocated to my name and address
by a provider of telecommunications
and if you were to try to ring those numbers
that I am not sharing with you I may not answer 
as I may suspect you to be a scammer 
and it is possible that I would be unable 
to fully hear you anyway 
however honest and altruistic your intentions

I was asked what was my national insurance number
I explained that it is my national insurance number
given to me to my Government
though I did not request it
and don't quite own it
but was obliged to accept it
curate memorise and recite it
parrot fashion on uncomfortable occasions

they ask me what I do
I tell them that if I am in a car
that is travelling at 51 mph
then that is what I am doing
otherwise I do what I do
at any precise moment in my time
that's what I do

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Chicken Panorama

Low volume megalith 
like a hundred hunter chickens
cured of bacon

aerosols used for complex
philosophical transactions
the natural world disappearing
the cropped footage can't fool us

cables snake around
the gaps between our legs
the incompetence
and naked gluttony
feast on our apathy
then spit it out 

lost looters loiter unled
some photo opportunities exist
to fake the scene
what lies beneath
the multiple strokes of painters?
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Progress Report

This is Hell
Europe does not exist
Iran executes champion wrestler
what does that mean?
traditions should change
we don’t like either candidate

false fire rumours inundate officers
we just want to live on land we legally own
Haribo stocks run low
you have to protect the grapes

Britain’s emotional nationalism
obsessed with the underdog
20 best real life serial killer portrayals
record year of police killings
go places mentally I didn’t know
but you don’t look sick

teenager fined £10,000 for hosting party
Trump supporters less likely
to evacuate hurricane
an unexplained illness in a volunteer

the man who invented reggae
wasn’t with me when 
we got the bad news
reincarnation of Jesus arrested
a landslide 120 years ago
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