Poems of the Week

Putin Decoy

by Alexander Pepple

“…Vladimir Putin may have been replaced by a lookalike body double during a trip to Iran this week,
a top Ukrainian intelligence official said. The Russian president, who has long been rumored to be ailing
with an illness and possibly cancer, appeared more alert and mobile than usual during his visit…”
New York Post

Proof that it isn’t him has not been founD
Unlike with Stalin, who used the Rashid doublE.
Tackling cancer? He should be more lethargiC;
Instead, he strides like a Red Square superherO
Nervous nations find that double nuttY.