John-Ward Leighton

ORDINANCE AND ORDNANCE

One is rules the other is bombs
but what if the rule is a bomb?
And mistaking one for the other
sends us to our doom.
It would be wise to carefully read
and look out for “I”
or get corrections from your readers
about the explosive misunderstanding
of the rules.

Submitted for the October 2005 IWVPA Club Theme Project, “Ordinance