What Rhymes With “Brutal Thug”?
There was a dictator named Shwe Whose couldn’t get dates, straight or gay. To compensate for this lack He imprisoned a pack Of activists — watch what you say!
This being America, we don’t have to watch what we say.
We can say, for example, that Burma’s dictator, Than Shwe, is a subhuman pederast without fear of being imprisoned (TimesOnline, h/t Tannebaum).
The same is, sadly, not true the world over.
So here’s the deal:
Blogosphere Poetry contest.
Theme: “Criticism of Burmese Dictator Than Shwe.”
Form: Your choice.
Language: Your choice (extra credit for Burmese).
Leave your entry in the comments. If you have a blog and send in a poem, I’ll give you some link love.
For this post only, the rule against anonymous ad hominem attacks is suspended. I don’t know if they pick us up in Myanmar, but I don’t want anyone thrown into prison on my account.
My staff of experts and I will choose the winner.
No prize, just bragging rights.
Entries close in two weeks.
Please spread the word.
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