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Wednesday, December 30, 2020


by Richard Hacken

The tenure at West Point was fleeting
For freshman cadets caught cheating.
When shown to the door, 
They said, "It's no more
Than our Commander-in-Chief did by tweeting!"

Richard Hacken is a librarian-poet with degrees in German literature and past appointments at U.C. Davis, Oregon State, University of Kansas and BYU. He has kissed the Blarney Stone, yet his only visits to Limerick have been virtual.