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Thursday, May 14, 2009


by Bill Costley

Whenever I explain my life
to my European friends,
I say: I fought in no war,
but against war & lies
& deceptions & they nod,
instantly realizing: Yes,
we’re all anti-American,
but why isn’t Obama?

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