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A little poem I wrote after being informed that being a Marxist put 'blood on my hands'.

Aflutter by my Marxist ties,

Mass graves and gulags swarmed his head

But Karl Marx needs no alibis

For Stalin and Mao’s many dead.

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Unless in his spare time he killed

Whores or orphans or old salesmen,

It wasn’t blood but wine he spilled,

And did all of his killing with his pen.

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Don’t sweat my presence on picket lines

Or cry as I recite ‘Aubade

Marx is as guilty of Stalin’s crimes

As Jesus was for the crusades.

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Cross Posted at EVERYTHING IN THE MEDICINE CABINET HAS EXPIRED.

Originally posted to Spencer Troxell on Mon May 13, 2013 at 10:30 AM PDT.

Also republished by Anti-Capitalist Chat and Rebel Songwriters.

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