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 Category:  Commentary and Philosophy Poetry
  Posted: October 21, 2019      Views: 16

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A legend in my own mind!

He is an accomplished poet and is currently at the #63 spot on this years rankings.

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"If Rhetoric Were Rainbows..." by Mike Stevens
Should be pic of a rainbow:

Empty rhetoric plus hearing nothing but what they want,
Followers high on Kool-Aid, believing empty promises.

Saying something, wishing something, doesn't make it true,
If rhetoric were rainbows, we'd be living in the land of oz.

Such bold predictions based of nothing but twisted dreams,
Your America had its last hurrah in nineteen fifty three.

The bad old days of sexism, racism, your hope
We return to white bread and apple pie, a time thankfully

In the rear view mirror, but you didn't notice, and cling to it.
Hanging on in quiet desperation may be the English way,

As the song lyric says, but it's like holding back the tide
With your hopes and wishes, futile, face it, your time is through.

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