All that hot air

Ed said, “They’re lying.”
Duane said, “Of course!”
Jeff said “They’re trying.
It could be so much worse.”

Ed said “They’re lying.”
Duane said.”They forgot.”
Pooky said,”They’re trying,”
but she said it with a curse.

Ed said, “They’re lying.”
Duane said, “Not again.”
Juan didn’t say a word
as he shook his head.

Ed said, “They’re lying.”
Duane asked, “Are you sure?”
I suggested maybe
I can’t take it any more.

Ed said, “They’re lying!”
Duane turned off the lights.
Mary said, “I’m dying
it’s really just not right.”

Ed said, “They’re lying.”
Duane replied, “I know.”
Faustus left with sighing
but where is there to go?