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Wednesday, September 27, 2006


by Charles Frederickson

In Thai Dutch Treat is
Colloquially American Share splitting check
And balance perverse unethical immorality
Abuse of power shameful mistreatment

Alien fondue melting pot dipped
Poking unconventional Geneva cheesy holes
Wonder bred to vino illusions
Passed off as supernatural miracles

Painting copper kettle black magic
Tinhorn values imposed on jailbait
Bragging rights uncivil wrong injustices
44.99% pure Ivory Tower soapsuds

Opportunity knockoff copies secondhand chances
Genuine antiques Made to Older
7-11 open 24 hours closed
Seeth heareth speaketh boll we-evil

Swede hot dish smorgas-bored ennui
Foreign affairs exes and Oreos
Democratic-tac-toe naughts & crosses
Republic-cantankerous unkempt bullyrag-a-muffins

Dr. Charles Frederickson is a Swedish-American-Thai 4midable, 10acious, cre8ive 1derer who has wandered intrepidly through 206 countries, an original sketch and poem for each presented on This maverick uniquecorn is a member of World Poets Society, based in Greece, with 100+ poetry publication credits on 5 continents, such as: Ascent Aspirations, Auckland Poetry, Blind Man’s Rainbow, Both Sides Now, Caveat Lector, Cordite Poetry Review, Dance to Death, Fullosia Press, Greatworks, Green Dove, Indite Circle, Language & Culture, Listen & Be Heard, Living Poets, Madpoetry, Melange, Newtopia, New Verse News, Planet Authority, Poetry Canada, Poetry of Scotland, Poets for Peace, Poetry Superhighway, Pyramid, Sz, Ya’Sou, and Ygdrasil.