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La colère des dieux - God's wrath

Ben Franklin

in 1751
Ben Franklin
found out how lightning worked
cathedrals everywhere
put up conductors
to deflect thunderbolts
from heaven. 

Another weapon gone
in the battle against heresy
sighed God,
changing tactics again.

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