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Sunday, March 28, 2010


by Bill Costley

Buffalo Bill & Annie Oakley’s ghosts
possess John McCain & Sarah Palin.

Surrounded by neoinjuns,
Buffalo Bill & Annie Oakley
shoot their way to neoFreedom,
cracking shots at illegals!

Today’s wild-wild-west show’s
restaged for our neo-wild times;
nobody hates government now
more than the tea-partiers who

dump government tea-bags into
the Grand Canyon. There they go,
floating down the roiling Colorado,
churning whitewater into brown foam!

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