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Friday, June 27, 2008


PoeArtry by Charles Frederickson & Saknarin Chinayote

mIssIssIppI mighty global warming victim
     Four eyes but cannot see
          Beyond questions asked repeatedly over&over
               Again&again&again but gone answered

Minnesotaproot source Itaska’s icy depths
     Ioway too little too late
          Illinoise clamoring for fed-up relief
               Downstream bent on human Missouri

Where NEWS meteorologist Twain meet
     Running rampant through ten(se) states
          Of emergency declared belonging evacuated
               Antiquated levees infrastructure caving in

Tornadoes hail-hailing heartland transplants
     Buckle of Corn Belt cinched
          Farmland inundated soybeans crops swamped
               Filling stopgap sandbags with grit

Jazzy paddle-wheel showboats dry docked
     Maverick gamblers cashing in stakes
          Double-dealing poker deck stacked against
               Villainous handlebar mustachio Nature hIssIssIppI

The dynamic duo of always toptimistic upstARTs, Charles Frederickson & Saknarin Chinayote edit, an eclectic cosmopolitan poeartry quarterly EZine. Check out Dr. Chazz’s No Holds Bard website:, and Saknarin’s new Glad Thaidings exhibition: