|The Plutonic Platoon

The warm thumping rush
brought about
by watching
The Greater Army of Fools
march in
(after being away for awhile)

Having stomped
them samurai sensibles senseless
and raised
the 3 heart flag of Sap
(in classic Iwo Jima style)

parade! parade!

It's a glorious site indeed:
confetti rain
and waving hand held flaglets
"We Won!" banners
and festival gadgets

But your town of a heart
celebrated too early...
you realize
this isn't your army!

Alert! Alert!

It's the Plutonic Platoon!
You have to surrender
Or be a casualty soon!

: February 2001
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