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2017 US Congress

Donkeys act like name. Right-wing Elephants, the same. Greed, ego block sun. Advertisements

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Primaries

Candidates orate Promises proliferate Hot air obfuscates.

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“A Life Story”

A shell, its two halves Still joined, Lies open on the sand Barely covered by The shallow waters Of the lagoon. A single raindrop Pierces the sea And lands on one half Of the shell. Blessed with new life, It … Continue reading

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“‘You say it’s your birthday….'”

A septuagenarian New decade ahead. Well-deserved honorarium For a life well led. Happy Birthday, Paul. (Reminded by “Happy Birthday, Paul McCartney: 70 Iconic Images for 70 Years“, by James Kaplan, Time, June 18, 2012.)

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“The Prosecution Rests”

Eight sit in the chair And testify against the man. Tension fills the air They tell their tales as best they can. A hero, a coach The man is on trial for rape. Ten, he did approach Young boys. Too … Continue reading

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