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American Voters

I hear that Mit Romney is running
For Obama I hear he is gunning
Will Obama Succeed?
Will he get the votes he will need?
Or will the American voters be cunning

Will they give Mitt Romeny a Chance?
To go to the inaugural dance
Or bring back Obama 
To ride on a llama
Or will both be left in a trance

Well I hope when the votes are all in
You get the one you want to win
But bear this in mind
I’m not being unkind
It will just be the same old again



I only wrote this because we had an election and change of government and that was all that changed. Good Luck America.

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  1. Date: 10/29/2012 2:45:00 PM
    You like us Canadians don't have a lot of choice. Still we vote for the better of the few that we are presented with. Good luck I hope whoever wins makes at least some difference, a lot of people are counting on it. Good poem and thought provoker.

  1. Date: 10/29/2012 10:33:00 AM
    good one! Owen! jimbo

  1. Date: 10/28/2012 2:18:00 PM
    Oh, so true. I think so many people expect miracles out of their politicians and they get disappointed when things don't change immediately. Being a politician is like trying to carve a statue out of limestone with only water. It CAN be done, but it takes a good long time. (Unless you get out the highly pressurized water hose, but I believe that would be akin to a revolution.)

  1. Date: 10/28/2012 1:53:00 PM
    The best limerick I have ever read.

  1. Date: 10/28/2012 11:13:00 AM
    Hi Owen, enjoyed your limericks very much. Although I am Canadian, I watch the campaign closely on CNN, it is quite the race, your right nothing really changes except the name, it is the same here in Canada. Love Constance

  1. Date: 10/28/2012 6:47:00 AM
    Witty and meaningful write, enjoyed!! Jag

  1. Date: 10/27/2012 9:12:00 PM
    Owen, your poem is thought provoking.... Romeny, is an interesting man.. enjoyed your poem* Goodnight! Always~ PD

  1. Date: 10/27/2012 6:19:00 PM
    Lol, optimistic, aren't you? Funny poem, Owen. I hope my person win. Yeyy. Love ya, Toquyen

  1. Date: 10/27/2012 5:20:00 PM
    Nice poem and I think you are right. I think it's too good to be true. We just have to wait and see. Thanks for sharing. Did you read my poem About Coruption? Lucilla

  1. Date: 10/27/2012 2:36:00 PM
    Nice poem about politics Owen, there is one field I don't touch with a ten foot pole, but good one you for writing this, thanks your your sweet visit, hugs vie

  1. Date: 10/27/2012 2:23:00 PM
    Toy less, games the government plays on the minds of the human race, is definitely the same o'l routine... Beautifully written and expressed here Owen!!!

  1. Date: 10/27/2012 2:10:00 PM
    Thank you for visit my poem..... Last line was not so good, have recovered slightly at the end. ....GOOD LUCK AMERICA !!!! - Have a nice weekend. - Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 10/27/2012 1:56:00 PM
    Ohhhhhhh I agree. Hey I want Harrison Ford a president !! No shot I guess. Good piece my friend. Michael

  1. Date: 10/27/2012 11:37:00 AM
    Got that one correct...Just the same..Life goes on, death and taxes..Enjoyed reading this afternoon...Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 10/27/2012 10:54:00 AM
    An amusing sequence of great Limerick(s), Owen! Check the first line in the second limerick. Ruben.

  1. Date: 10/27/2012 10:39:00 AM
    yea, that is for sure no matter who wins it will be same o same o. CUTE one, Owens.