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The Origin of Politics

For years, not a few, and long overdue I came to this realisation how little I knew, in fact not a clue of Classical Civilisation. So out there I flew, on holiday too, to garner familiarisation, to study anew, a modest review of Greece and her rise as a nation. In a car which was blue and not very new, but offered me mobilisation, I stopped, it is true, for a breathtaking view to savour my rustic collation. The wine was a brew of dubious hue, which said it had fermentisation. It wasn’t a cru nor vintage I knew but offered anaesthetisation. With no more to do, the cork I withdrew to satisfy liquidisation. I drank the lot through, my mind all askew, it banished my guilty sensation. When thinking it through, I knew what to do; emboldened with this revelation, bethween me and you, I now can shay BOO to Clathical Shiverlization. ~
by Charles Clive for 'Politically Educated Free Poetry Contest'.

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  1. Date: 3/2/2012 8:29:00 PM
    CHARLES... CONGRATULATIONS ..ON YOUR WONDERFUL WIN~ Have yourself a very nice night ;-)*always..pd

  1. Date: 3/1/2012 8:48:00 AM
    congrats Charles on a wonderful write and win for political contest luv..

  1. Date: 3/1/2012 5:19:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Dana'lynn's contest Charles. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/1/2012 1:38:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win xx

  1. Date: 2/29/2012 9:16:00 PM
    Very funny and wll done. Great story and win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 2/29/2012 5:53:00 PM
    How immenselly funny and enjoyable was this romp! I have never been to Greece but maybe some day! Congrad's Light & Love

  1. Date: 2/29/2012 5:06:00 PM
    Deserved, because that last part made me crack up x)

  1. Date: 1/19/2012 8:16:00 AM
    An amusing and clever piece reminiscent of something that might have been part of a Gilbert and Sullivan production...nicely done.