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Monday, April 04, 2011


Poem by Charles Frederickson; Graphic by Saknarin Chinayote

Trapped in time warped cesspools
Oily motives fueling hapless discontent
Brutal intelligence disservices uncivil warmongers
Sustained by fake Monopoly deeds

Lady Liberty passing rusty torch
Enthusiastic youth energizing revolutionary faith
Corrupt dictators pillaging disowned populace
Antiquated despots prolonging unruly endgame

Fragile emotionally disturbed rebellious cause
Toppling polka dot domino pips
Lionhearted pride peaceful non-violent resistance
Tomorrow’s leaders taking reins today

Reaffirming commitment to sovereign independence
Multiversity trumping wild card double-dealing
Unemployed jobless progressive prospects dependent
Zigzag steps heroic uphill climb

Collaborative up-stARTISTS Charles Frederickson and Saknarin Chinayote have created more than a thousand colorful hand-drawn, colorful e-gadfly etchings. Art gallery exhibits can be accessed in the archives of Ascent Aspirations, Listen and Be Heard, The New Verse News, Poetry Cemetery , Poetree Creations and Avant-Garde Times. Published covers and graphics artwork have appeared in Dance to Death, Decanto, Eclipse, Dogzplot Flash Fiction, Poetry Sz and Taj Mahal Review.