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Salute To Satire

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

Salute To Satire
By Madeleine Begun Kane

yet insightful,
making people ponder
as it soundly zaps its targets.
subtle, pointed ammunition
aims, fires, amuses,
inciting us
to think.

(Author’s Note: This is a Butterfly Cinquain. The syllable count is 2, 4, 6, 8, 2, 8, 6, 4, 2. At least, I hope it’s a Butterfly Cinquain — I’ve never tried writing one before.)