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Moving Up

W.C. Fields fumed of Chaplin,
That's not comedy, it's ballet!
The competition made him anxious.
When real crooks take over,
they target crime.
Drug supply's dried up?
It will come back.
It will cost more.

-- Ian Erinson
Apr. 10, 2019


Image info: Manipulation by Carl Bettis of a photo of W. C. Fields as Micawber from the 1935 film David Copperfield from Wikimedia Commons, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:W._C._Fields_1935.jpg.