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Monday, May 21, 2012


by Chris O’Carroll

                                   I’m not familiar, precisely, with exactly what I said, 
                                   but I stand by what I said, whatever it was. --Mitt Romney

“A less Christian nation”
Is what Obama wants this land to be.
That disinformation
Is what I told my pal Sean Hannity.

I knew it was a lie.
I like to throw the right wing meat that’s red.
So I am standing by
The slur I don’t remember that I said.

In addition to one previous appearance in The New Verse News, Chris O’Carroll has published poems in Angle, Bumbershoot, 14 by 14, LightenUp Online, and Literary Review, among other print and online journals.