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  1. Date: 3/14/2012 4:17:00 PM
    Hi howdy salutations salute!! I am suffering from a mighty intense migraine so I came back over to the lobotomizer for some assistance!!....Glad that this one hit the roof...Surely a good historian like yourself should be rewarded for interlacing creativity with history! Amazing write, dear lad! (Ps....who is the little girl...is she yours?.....GRrrrr!) A cutie patooootie!

  1. Date: 3/12/2012 6:01:00 PM
    We new this was a winning write!! Congrad's Light & Love

  1. Date: 3/12/2012 12:09:00 PM
    Got a chuckle at the ending..I guess I have been lobotomized and did not even know it.Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 3/11/2012 5:07:00 PM
    Just seeing your name among the contest winners, I knew it would be outstanding! You never let me down, Chris. I'm amazed at the high standards you aim with every poem, and you never fail to meet the mark! Congratulations!

  1. Date: 3/11/2012 4:08:00 PM
    Hey, I can see how you beat me out. The lobotomizer got to me before I wrote my poem. I knew I have been feeling dizzy for some reason, and having extremely nice thoughts about some people I should hate. Shame on you Chris. That's cheating. Now I've got to get my groove back.

  1. Date: 3/11/2012 3:42:00 PM
    hey Chris congrats on your win , I loved it first time around and love it even more after re-reading..david

  1. Date: 3/11/2012 3:42:00 PM
    Hi Chris, Congratulations on your win in my contest! It was so close judging these top two spots. Hugs, Catie :)

    Lindsey Avatar Catie Lindsey
    Date: 3/11/2012 5:04:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I thought the Lobomotizer was cable TV. HA! :)
  1. Date: 2/29/2012 9:57:00 AM
    Such a smart verses you have here. I'm into politics, a lot! Fascinating how you wrote this poem in politics and packaged it perfectly. I think this is about media, am I correct? Only media that has multi blade knives like that. Thanks for the comment, Chris. About your chuckle... you made me chuckle with the reason why you chuckled. :D

  1. Date: 2/27/2012 1:57:00 AM
    should I call GhostBusters or T.A.P.S. or sum Shitake? I got goose bumps. WHAT NEXT! ?--I love your comments Almost as much as yir freakin' poems....Almost....btw. I know I've told you that before b/c I got Deju friggin Vu!~ PeAce!

  1. Date: 2/27/2012 1:56:00 AM
    WOW! I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than have to have a frontal lobotomy! And Chris, lemme tell you...I just now ALMOST logged off the soup cus I read a poem (Directly b4 this one) by Kash Poet and it reminded me of a time my son came home from school asking what the "69" was. Her poem was "Birds & Bees" -Go check. Anyway, on the captcha preview as I was typing that to KASH, it read "66PT" as in 66 Plus Three=69. So I got freaked out, NEXT I read your poem that reads "In Fall of 69" !!!

  1. Date: 2/24/2012 8:35:00 AM
    nice poem....patrick

  1. Date: 2/24/2012 4:25:00 AM
    Thanks for sharing this history i didn't know of Henry Ford .It seems He used to to be one of those traitors who hush hushed against his country with the Nazi,yuyk.The lobotomizer..Ow gee ..don't let it mess with our brains..:).a great post shadowed with so much darkness indeed-Charma

  1. Date: 2/23/2012 11:04:00 PM
    Why does this remind me of R.P. McMurphy from "One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest?" Ahhhh, Juicy Fruit.

  1. Date: 2/23/2012 11:11:00 AM
    soup mail..

  1. Date: 2/23/2012 10:06:00 AM
    Is this the guy who infects politicians? It's all I could think of when I read the dark insights in this great verse.

    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner
    Date: 2/23/2012 10:29:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Elizabeth, it's nice to see you drop by. You must be quite busy lately in your real life. The Lobotomizer tries to worm his way into everyone's brains, not just the brains of politicians. But, politicians seem to be extra susceptible to his ways.
  1. Date: 2/23/2012 6:40:00 AM
    Wow dark view of current and past realities! I would say mass communication has just as much possibilty for an Aurther C. Clarke Childhoods End as it does for 1984 or Brave New World ;) [welcome to my family life from birth to NOW..LOL the Yippee poem was my reality ;)] most of the time I am just writing about what I've experienced ;) PS I did enjoy your "take" above and would like to see you write a positive one now for balance? Light & Love

    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner
    Date: 2/23/2012 10:27:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Debbie, I will try to balance things out eventually.
  1. Date: 2/22/2012 2:17:00 PM
    Hmm, yup, scary isn't it how that lobotomizer isn't done-- could very well be just warming up--yeeks! Very cool and gripping write you have here Chris---hahaha! Btw, I read your comments in Debbie's blog---are you trying to be cute?! Haha. If you were, you actually succeeded ;), I swear that tickled me, that's one of your cutest comments ever (gosh I Looove my name, lol)...and I saw that title above my poem, lol-- I'm thinking I should charge a pen nee each time I see that word kidding :D

    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner
    Date: 2/23/2012 10:26:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Nice to see you drop by, nikko. I am happy that you enjoyed the comment left in Debbie's blog. It just sort of slipped out.
  1. Date: 2/22/2012 12:28:00 PM
    Loved the historical connection..all I can say is shame on Henry Ford for his contributions to helping the SS...What an intriguing and dark sounding individual! You had me reading this one out loud to my family...my one family member thought you might be a gamer!! ha ha.

    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner
    Date: 2/22/2012 12:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Ha! No, this narrative wasn't inspired by "gaming", although I used to play a mean game of Nintendo back in the day lol.
    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner
    Date: 2/22/2012 12:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Gwendolen, nice to see you drop by. Yes, shame on Henry Ford for supporting the Nazi movement. He even supplied trucks and bullets to them, that ended up killing his own countrymen overseas. Bullets made in America, shipped overseas, to kill family members of the very people who made the bullets in the first place. Sad.
    Rix Avatar Gwendolen Rix
    Date: 2/22/2012 12:29:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    ps...whose the little girl? Is that your daughter..You never said....grrrrr! I hate not knowing....ha ha.
  1. Date: 2/22/2012 12:08:00 PM
    Mass-everything...subliminal and oh so dangerous...

    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner
    Date: 2/22/2012 12:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Christine, I am glad that you enjoyed the read. Funny how you brought up the word: subliminal. I wanted so badly to use the word in this narrative, but figured that if someone didn't get the message without it, then they have probably had too many visits from the Lobotomizer....
  1. Date: 2/22/2012 12:04:00 PM
    Wow! This is fantastic, Chris...

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