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Sunday, 20 February 2011

Missouri Logic

Senator Cunningham,
you yearn for the days
of chimney sweeps?
Stunning ma’am.

Allowing a company
to hire their kid
won't smoke out a job
for Mom or for Dad.

State Senator Jane Cunningham Wants to Put Missouri Kids to Work

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John Newmark lives in St. Louis, Missouri, performing his poetry at
local cafes. He is slightly obsessed with genealogy research; his
militia ancestor later deserted, turning United Empire Loyalist.

Website: http://www.transylvaniandutch.com

3 comments:

Kat Mortensen said...

I feel like I've just travelled back in time and it's not a good place to be!

Cleverly handled with a great punny finish!

Kat

Kavita said...

In all its lightness, there was a serious message in this one.. Very nicely done!!

I am liking the idea/mission here at Poetry-24, Martin... seems cool !!

Stafford Ray said...

Took the link and am confident the bill will fail, but the poem did the job. Succinct!