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Thursday, February 04, 2010


Poem by Charles Frederickson; Graphic by Saknarin Chinayote

Let US decide what’s best
For IOU declaring independence upon
Tio-Taco Bell rusty hollow clanger
Resonating echo Salvation Armageddon struck

Dunkin’ DoNot’s listless emotionally disturbed
No Deposit – No Return nobodies
Fleeced goody-goody shepherd willful powerbrokers
Enticingly remove shearlings from flock

Know-it-alls claiming Divine hotline intervention
Put on a Ha-Ha-Happy White-face
Minstrel show don’t tell farce
Villains masquerading as MarveloUS heroes

Shotgun mirage bribe end gloom
Awfully wedded blessed depressed bliss-ters
Everything turned inside-out sliver lining
All-American-can XS greedy mo-motives ceremoney

Greenbacks tarpapering Pizza Hut shacks
McHaiti ho-humbuggers 7-11 crapshoot snake-eyes
Walmart True-Values uncommon cents markdowns
Penny-pinching TLC ethics sold out

Let US prey net prophets
Jesus saves green food stamps
Spellbound Hoodoo-Voodoo enchanting elixirs
Facing final judgment wreckoning alone

No Holds Bard Dr. Charles Frederickson & Saknarin Chinayote together comprise PoeArtry. Flutter Press has just published Charles’ new chapbook fanTHAIsies.