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Solve this riddle.: 'The Terrorizer
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By Louis Gander
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The TERRORIZER

It's smaller than a meteor,
and hasn't that much girth,
yet stronger than the largest bomb,
and could destroy the Earth.

It can be smooth, as velvet,
and sometimes it can run.
or cooler than a summer breeze,
or hotter than the sun.

It's smaller than the strongest gun,
but started many wars.
Oh, but its so lazy too,
escaping many chores.

It started every argument.
Rare silence you can hear.
It's something most will never lose,
and always very near.

Receiving orders from the brain,
air flowing from the lung -
but if you don't quite get it yet -
just bite your wicked tongue!

©2006 louis gander ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
http://www.ganderpoems.org/

Psalm 10:7 (NASB) “His mouth is full of curses and deceit and oppression; Under his tongue is mischief and wickedness.”


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Submitted: Thursday, November 1, 2012

Last Updated: Thursday, November 1, 2012

About the Poet
Born in Richland Center, Wisconsin in 1954. It's the poem's message that matters- not the poet.


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