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Electioneering: Preliminary trial, Postmortem Verdict

Gilded pols with verbal jousts disarm With statistical ballasts constituents charm On opponents deceptive feints, sound the alarm Scout for votes in city, dale, and farm Broker deals that bolster their position Deceptive adds initiate their political inquisition Bribe voters of every walk and station Recount votes with cunning derision Conveniently forget every token promise Accept all gratuities without malice With honey and wine, fill every lobbyist chalice Satiate ego with fatuous, frivolous dalliance

Copyright © | Year Posted 2010

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Date: 11/8/2010 2:05:00 PM
Congrats, Stephen. Great entry. Ralph
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Date: 11/7/2010 8:32:00 PM
great entry, congrats on your win in the contest
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Date: 11/7/2010 5:51:00 PM
As long as we have candidates funded by businesses, we cannot progress as a government. Congrats on your writing her. LUv, Andrea
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Date: 11/7/2010 2:37:00 PM
Congratulations on your win Stephen in Carolyn's contest. Wishing you the best with your writing and winning in contests. Love, Carol
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Date: 11/7/2010 2:29:00 PM
congrats to you Stephen on your win here!
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Date: 11/7/2010 1:01:00 PM
stephen...Many congrats on winning in contest with this nice piece. Luv/Best wishes.....Hitendra Mehta
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Date: 11/7/2010 12:01:00 PM
"Postmortem Verdict!" Just about says it, Stephen! Congratulations on your poem's honor. Agape, Moses
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Date: 11/7/2010 5:49:00 AM
Congratulations on this well deservedn win, stephen
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Date: 11/7/2010 5:34:00 AM
The deceptive nature of politicians comes through loud and clear in your poem, Stephen. Congratulations on your win! Love, Carolyn
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Date: 10/29/2010 12:59:00 PM
Thank you for posting your excellent poetry here at PoetrySoup so we all may read it Stephen. May your weekend be one of much joy to you and may it bring inspiration to the end of your pen. Wishing you the best in any contestd you have entered or are going to enter this weekend. Love, Carol
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