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Monday, February 02, 2009


by Andrew Hilbert

walked into my house
after the super bowl
didn't much care
who won or lost
didn't even watch
the commercials
this year

walked in at the same time
as my neighbor
was walking in
asked him
how are you doing?
he said okay but my team

he was the guy
with anti-obama stickers
on his car
and the ultra patriot
who didn't fly his flag
for a week after the election
(this guy made it a point
to fly his flag every day
when his team ran things)

ha, i thought to myself,
you've lost two things
the super bowl and the election
we can truly be friends

Andrew Hilbert has a degree in History at Cal State Long Beach and lives in Orange County, California.