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Clocks ticking to politicking

(Read later stanzas for more of the humour part ; parody of politics) I Can't think well of a democracy if nepotism and false promises are part and parcel of its idiosyncrasy A system of governance can't appeal to me if it forever stinks of the 'stinking' rich plutocracy. The media the ravening wolves many times their puppets, together they howl for our  divided attention With wily words to win the masses of marionnettes The nation's welfare merely their scheme in pretension. Wonder why political power has to be the monopoly of ambitious, vainglorious affluent power moguls. Why can't they simply choose leaders from any sincere poor yet wise and humble individuals? The promises of a better world by 'em' politicians are simply the oratory tricks of slick tacticians. Demagogues come in all shapes and sizes They come in 'perfect' future leader disguises Pulling you and me to polling booths, luring us the dumbstruck voters To amass as much power and wealth as possible in their limited quotas. No wonder poor presidents are turned or burned in the form of their rude and crude effigy cartoons Comic sarcastic politics I say, since a caricature it purposely lampoons! Then the demonstrations, remonstrations but they only invite riots and tear bomb gas So if yah can keep your rallies peaceful maybe you won't be such an ass. And if yah do go ahead ranting, panting, slogun chanting No seeds of discord nor weeds of hate be sowing, planting for a showdown with fleshy arms, no metal arms can still be prancing, advancing With sloguns not shotguns be ye protesting and demanding. Thus I really wonder if politicos politicking really do make the world tick. Or do they simply in many places cause timebombs to parallel the clock's tick? (ok cast d ballot n vote 4 me as funny presidential candidate of no-man's land ;

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Date: 8/14/2021 4:06:00 AM
Such a cool, irreverent ink splash on totally relevant issues, S.zaynab. Thoroughly enjoyed the humorous jabs offered by the serious poking of your pen. Love and more love always.
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 8/14/2021 9:41:00 PM
Yay thanks soo much for enjoying and noting the satire in this , i really enjoyed reading how you phrased your review for it made me smile and laugh too. Thanks for the cool comment!
Date: 8/10/2021 4:24:00 AM
On my second read, thumbs up! The dreamers and doers in DC are turned or burned in the process, (I like this phrase).I put no trust in what happens there. My confidence is in the Almighty ruler of the universe who has everything in His control, despite the suffering and disillusionment that mankind has imagined creating vainglorious promises. Well-written with that touch of humor which makes me think you have other sources of inspiration that do not relate to politics. Enjoyed the read, S. zaynab.
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Date: 8/8/2021 11:11:00 AM
We hate dictators, even go to war to get rid of them. Democratic governments, we tell them what we want, they promise to give it to us, then for some reason it gets lost, or just mothballed.
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 8/14/2021 9:38:00 PM
Yes true you summed up politics greatly in brief, thanks soo much for such an apt great comment!
Date: 8/6/2021 6:46:00 AM
Great write that really makes you think.
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Date: 8/14/2021 9:37:00 PM
I hoped that, so thanks soo much for that comment!
Date: 7/31/2021 1:32:00 AM
A wonderful, powerful write. Really enjoy your smooth style too. Your words roll. Thanks for the invite, the visit has been a pleasure.
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 7/31/2021 1:28:00 PM
Thanks soo much for that great gracious feedback! A pleasure to read your views on it! Cheers!
Date: 7/30/2021 3:29:00 PM
Politicians are like dirty diapers: they need to be changed often, and for the same reason. Thanks for your visit to my page.
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 7/31/2021 1:27:00 PM
Aha yayy that's it, fine sarcastic comparison they deserve. Hopefully we can change dirtied corrupt ones faster. Thanks so much for fab comment,
Date: 7/30/2021 10:46:00 AM
Politics is like a garbage dump. Necessary, stinky and attracts the wrong people. People better wake up before things get out of hand. Great poem. Extremely creative. Have a great day my friend.
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 7/31/2021 1:25:00 PM
Thanks soo much for great apt comment, i agree with you! Best wishes,
Date: 7/28/2021 9:23:00 PM
Poetry with purpose, love this the right questions, will they ever be answered? a fav.
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Date: 7/31/2021 1:24:00 PM
Thanks ever so much for the fine comment!
Date: 7/28/2021 8:06:00 PM
You clearly have a taste for the sound of words; and your use of rhymes both internal and ‘end’ is appealing. The meter is somewhat ‘wild’ but that makes for character in your writing. Keep it up!
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Date: 7/31/2021 1:24:00 PM
Ah yes my meter gets meandering in obeying my muse clarity, thanks soo much for super cool feedback!
Date: 7/28/2021 11:40:00 AM
Interesting piece on political power and those who wield it and so often abuse it. My personal fears are grounded in the inability of the USA to hold free and fair elections. The overwhelming power of incumbent office holder combined with new laxity in voting laws have created an environment for dishonesty to run rampant in our political system. Our republic is not well served by lifetime politicians . Term limits would help. Voter id is a must.
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Date: 7/28/2021 1:13:00 PM
Woah thats not what the media like to tell,. A govt that likes to boast itself and lord over all is corrupt and the elections likely to be rigged like you attest . Everywhere we see lifetime politicians or political parties. Democracy is just superficial. Thanks soo much for your great comcerned comment wishing for fairness and honesty.
Date: 7/28/2021 2:23:00 AM
You have certainly got the hang of them politicians!! I like how you tackled this topic with a mix of serious/humour. Of course, there are good politicians, too, but we tend to notice the negative more than the positive. @ Regards // paul
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 7/28/2021 4:49:00 AM
Yeah you are so right in assessing how this borders on the serious and also parodies the politicians. There are too few good leaders the world over. Too many just enact wrong policies and act selfish . Thanks for fine comment,
Date: 7/27/2021 4:11:00 PM
fabulous sentiments - politicians are the same world wide, thank goodness many of them are not in office for life!:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 7/27/2021 9:37:00 PM
Hii Jan warm thanks for that apt comment, yeah man thank God leaders change and theres chance for better ones. I wish the good selfless wise leaders wouldn't change though and they are but few and far between. Take care dear,
Date: 7/27/2021 12:22:00 PM
Term limits for all politicians (No more than 4 years in office) (whether you serve as Senator, President, whatever -- one bite at the apple...no other office to ever be held)...and no politician should be aloud to profit from book deals while yet in office -- if one can't live off of just the salary, than don't take office.
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 7/27/2021 12:45:00 PM
Um many politicians the world over make money while in office profiteering from their powers. Thanks for comment!
Date: 7/27/2021 11:37:00 AM
it has been said "politicians, like babies, should be changed often....and for the same reason".
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 7/27/2021 12:43:00 PM
Aha woah ha ha poor politicians get dirty with time and need to be changed eh yeahh. Makes me think of U.S's temper tantrump'. Thanks for the comment.
Date: 7/27/2021 11:21:00 AM
You told the truth! Wonderful write friend.
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 7/27/2021 12:41:00 PM
Thanks for the comment!
Date: 7/27/2021 8:28:00 AM
Hello Zaynab, A most enticing parody regarding the essence and reality of politics and politicians in general. No Man's Land, eh?? A great political verse!! Best Wishes, Gary
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 7/27/2021 12:41:00 PM
Thanks soo much for fine comment! Um by no mans land i meant unoccupied land in jest.
Date: 7/27/2021 6:19:00 AM
A brilliant parody on the reality of politicians, Zaynab, great rant:)
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 7/27/2021 12:40:00 PM
Warm thanks for the great feedback,. Yeah it is a rant sort of at wily politicians.
Date: 7/26/2021 6:44:00 PM
LOVE IT! Couldn't said it better!!! Much appreciated Zaynab... best wishes!
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Date: 7/26/2021 10:34:00 PM
Im glad a fine poet like you liked it! Thanks so much for comment! Cheers!
Date: 7/26/2021 6:34:00 PM
I felt like we had someone out of the box in Donald Trump; but he was wealthy too. Would like to go back before COVID and live 2020 again under normal conditions. It's only my faith in God that keeps me on the right course. Otherwise, I'd likely be out there ranting, panting and chanting with the multitudes. He's got a plan.
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Date: 7/26/2021 10:33:00 PM
Oh yes me too, faith in God is a life saver must and keeps us sane in these maddening times. Many politicians make more money when they get elected and are already wealthy . As if money improves character and judgement, nope it doesnt. Thanks soo much for the fine comment,
Date: 7/26/2021 1:40:00 PM
Great pen with good rhyme and flow too Zaynab, Agree with your sentiments all so very true. Take care, Gordon
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 7/26/2021 10:27:00 PM
Im glad you find it agreeable . Thanks soo much for the great feedback,
Date: 7/26/2021 12:11:00 PM
I for one do not trust politicians. I think sometimes they are the bombs that tick around our Country, lovely thoughts penned. thank you for sharing
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 7/26/2021 10:24:00 PM
Ah yes, indeed too many politicians are corrupt and selfish. Warmest thanks for comment,
Date: 7/26/2021 11:20:00 AM
Lol, brilliant take on politicians everywhere S. Zainab, they're all crooks. Youve certainly got my vote, find me a place on your cabinet and I'll help you change the world. Tom
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Date: 7/26/2021 10:21:00 PM
Yes indeed too many are corrupt and have cruel and wrong selfish policies. Yeah as poets we get each others votes as we all can help change the world with our works, so you have my vote too. Thanks soo much for the comment,
Date: 7/26/2021 9:05:00 AM
Zaynab, great write, I like a good rant ... it is the same in my country of Canada, seems all the politicians are flawed and many under investigation, many wrongs have been done in the past and are still being done in the present, I should write about it too ~ peace and tranquility _Constance
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 7/26/2021 10:00:00 PM
Yeah with your talented pen you could write a good venting one. Yeah many politicians the world over are corrupt and selfish. Warm thanks for your great comment,
Date: 7/26/2021 7:49:00 AM
You got my vote. We'll get rid of the leaders and bring on peace.
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Date: 7/26/2021 9:59:00 PM
He he yeah the world ought to rid itself of war mongering and selfish leaders. You get my vote too for you sound pro peace. Thanks for comment,