“Katy Bar the Door” a poem by the Bard of Murdock

Today’s poem by The Bard of Murdock addresses the issue of whether it id al Qaeda or America that is on the run. This poem was originally published on  Sunday, August 4, 2013. Please be sure to read the article linked by the Bard before reading the poem.

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Katy Bar the Door

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Oh, Katy bar the door.
And Katy dim the light.
Al-Qaeda has a plan.
Al-Qaeda wants a fight.
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Oh, Katy get the kids.
And Katy start the car.
Al-Qaeda may be close.
We don’t know where they are.
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Oh, Katy we must run,
And Katy do it now!
Al-Qaeda will attack;
We know not where or how.
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And when we reach a place
Beyond al-Qaeda’s reach,
Oh, Katy build a wall
Al-Qaeda cannot breach.
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And then we will be safe.
And then we will be free.
Behind a higher wall,
And happy as can be.
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My goal is to produce poetical cartoons. I try to use metaphors and caricatures (or a politician’s own words) to address complex political and social situations. In this way, I sum up current events in humorous verse.
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