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Saturday, October 15, 2011


by Bill Costley

Demonstrators affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street rally in New York's Times Square. -AP

Q: How can you tell a Wall  St. Occupier?
A: By their lack of hierarchy, no rigid
 party program, & real handmade signs.

Q: Where are all the Wall  St. Occupiers
going? Nobody really seems to know.
A: To a big local bank, to stand outside it
holding up real handmade signs saying:

Q: What can you tell a Wall St. Occupier?
A: Anything you like.  Whatever you say,
there’ ll be someone who agrees with you,
& someone who totally disagrees, too.

Bill Costley has served on the Steering Committee of the San Francisco Bay area chapter of the National Writers Union. He lives in Santa Clara, CA. The latest volume ( Number Eleven)  of Costley's  New Verse News epic The Chen@id can be accessed by clicking here.