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Wednesday, October 15, 2008


by Bill Costley

Dealing from the bottom of the deck,
NeoCapitalists con us into believing
they haven’t cut the deck enuf times
to make our old bottom their new top.

NeoLedgerdemain’s impoverishing us,
flushing their hand neo-royally. If
you don’t think it’s us VS them
you aren’t watching their hands,

you’re falling for their neo-global
bluff: All rising tides . . . float all boats,
esp. neo-tsunamis. Catastrophically . . .

Bill Costley serves on the Steering Committee of the San Francisco Bay area chapter of the National Writers Union.