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Wednesday, March 11, 2009


by Andrew Hilbert

you may think
that sticking a pin
to him
would deflate him

after all, he looks empty inside

but you forget
the man is full of shit
and shit is quite a bit
heavier than air

the weight of it all
keeps him firmly anchored
to his foundation
and its followers
will beg forgiveness
of all their transgressions
against him
until they can be sure
his voice will never
haunt them again

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