by Brian Allgar
“Lame duck pardons turkey”
“5 Federal Inmates Scheduled for Execution During Final Weeks of Trump Presidency”
—Voice of America
Well, sure, I had to pardon that poor turkey;
“Thou shalt not kill.” That message always stuck.
Believe me, life’s a thing I’ve always valued.
So what if folks are calling me “lame duck”?
But though I value life, in certain cases
A pardon’s something that would really suck.
Before I leave, I’ve planned five executions—
Hey, since they’re humans, I don’t give a fuck!