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  • Okay, that’s it
    can’t be quiet
    anymore!
    That retell button
    for my brother’s craft
    won’t cut it anymore!
    Abbreviated clips, anecdotal praise,
    for my sister’s art?
    No it’s not sufficient,
    good enough at all!

    Gonna tell it on the mountain
    gonna shout it at the shore,
    wanna sprout a cowbirder's story
    the way it was before!

    No sirrah, won’t abide it,
    piece of the puzzle’s gone missing,
    replacement hip’s synthetic
    doesn’t join like the old bone did.

    ‘Leave well enough alone’
    a lesson in hind-sight,
    but this one feels
    like it’s over-looked,
    ‘cause it’s such an easy fix!

    Call on our sproutless herd,
    our noisy squawking flock!
    We want our sprouting back!

    We know we abused the privilege,
    it got sloppy & chat room like,
    but who says we can’t address it,
    don’t deserve a second chance?

    Bring back the option & give it a try,
    a two-month warranty of trust,
    give back our writer’s right
    to write when the spark is struck!

    Gonna tell it from the treetops
    gonna holler outside your door,
    we wanna sprout the cowbird story
    like it was the way before!

    respectfully,

    Rue
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