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Source: Houston Daily Post
Source type: newspaper
Document type: poem
Document title: none
Author(s): Lewis, J. M.
City of publication: Houston, Texas
Date of publication: 15 October 1901
Volume number: 17
Issue number: 194
Pagination: 4

 
Citation
Lewis, J. M. [untitled]. Houston Daily Post 15 Oct. 1901 v17n194: p. 4.
 
Transcription
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Keywords
anarchism (poetry).
 
Named persons
none.
 
Notes
The poem (below) is one of seven items appearing in the author’s column, “Tampering with Trifles.”
 
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[untitled]

If I held the reins of government
     I would explode a bomb;
I would pick up all the anarchists
     And ship them off to Guam;
And, despite their tears and wrath,
     I would make them take a bath,
For a little soap and water
     Wouldn’t leave them worth a duam.

 

 


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