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Friday, October 13, 2006


by Charles Frederickson

Yogi Berra said “The future
Ain’t what it usta be”
Shortsighted myopic unilateralism blurry focus
Washington DCeption astigmatic faulty vision

American XS hazy lazy-unfair priorities
Fat cat tax cut-and-dried a-bomb-in-nation
Mushrooming federal budget nuclear warmonger
Buck passers parachuting greenback gurus

“You can” yoga Yogi remarked
“Observe lots just by watching”
Flagrant abuse humiliating unjust inexactitudes
Not to mention Social Insecurity

“It’s tough to make predictions
Especially about the uncertain future”
Taking the debasing low road
Off-course detour from all-American superhighway

Peaceful resolution perfect 20:20 insight
Leftist Rights vis-à-vis Uncivil Wrongs
Unified Inclusion not Divisive Exclusion
Fast-forward Progress overtaking Time-warped Regression

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.