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Monday, August 08, 2011


by Lucille Gang Shulklapper

May all those chosen desist from positions on which they insist, from finger pointing and mudslinging, from ideologues clinging to each stubborn thought, that brought our economy to a halt, from blaming one another, not working together, for the people they serve, who do not deserve, officials elected, who were selected to represent them, they who created political mayhem.

This committee might be our last, to balance the lives of those miscast, yet I for one now believe, this committee too will deceive, the American workers, the American dream, and work only for their own salvation, with untimely decisions that bankrupt our nation.

Prize-winning author of fiction and poetry, Lucille Gang Shulklapper's work appears in many journals and anthologies, including this one.  Her short story "The Divided States of America" will appear in Main Street Rag's anthology Altered States.