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Our Representatives

Under the national treasures, they scramble for seats,
Selfishness solemnly from the wrinkled faces drips.
Do they speak our words or the words of Japanese Jeeps
When poverty and insecurity on our foreheads firmly sits?

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  1. Date: 5/20/2011 11:46:00 AM
    josepah, any new one?? miss your poetry! :) huggs, nette

  1. Date: 5/18/2011 2:33:00 PM
    Poet friend are you in Japan? If so I would like to talk to you about finding a place to send the Tribute poems in my contest, any ideas? Soup Mail me. Light & Love

  1. Date: 5/15/2011 1:58:00 PM
    reflective and thought-provoking, joseph! we choose them so somehow we are somehow responsible for the outcome? gritting pice; i like this! :) huggs, nette

  1. Date: 5/14/2011 5:46:00 PM
    Very creative and thoughtful write, Joseph

  1. Date: 5/13/2011 9:43:00 AM
    We really do have some problems in making elected officials understand the needs of the people. Well said, Joseph! Love, Carolyn