Beware of Excellencies: A cautionary tale for Amnesty letter writers

November 27, 1991

Beware of Excellencies: A cautionary tale for Amnesty letter writers

em = By Duncan Richardson

Beware of Excellencies

whose addresses cover

A4 envelopes

titles and sub-titles

bulging with double

bullet-proof vests.

Beware especially of

these Excellencies

and though you often wish

for pages grained with arsenic

you know that

these Excellencies

not only shoot the messengers

but they never touch

their own mail.

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