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Thursday, May 03, 2012


by Bill Costley

“I may look thin, but I’m
so, so thick,” quips Mitt,
“Thick against socialism
which Obama espouses.”
He waits for the cheers
from the invited crowd
to abate. “I don’t care if
I left it behind years ago
in Massachusetts; 2012
calls for the dismantling
of Socialism-care. Obama
thinks he’s got you fooled!
But he can’t pull black wool
over your heads. White wool
is what I’m all about! White!”
Romney looks & talks thinly.
spinning smartly in a white suit
blinding us all in the sunlight.

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.