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Pompous Pied Piper

Like the pompous pied piper leading the way, chirping his tune of a dawning new day, frustrations were championed, oh how we followed, the ego stuffed shirt of a suit cold and hollow. From the top of the hill, he showed us the view, convincing our eyes it was harshly askew. Nearing the cliffs as if caught in a spell, he fed us like lambs from his poisonous well. Touting sweet taste of his truth well embittered, ignoring the signs of nonsensical twitter, rot with the smell of the nations decay, we drank from his cup of a water so gray. Watching and waiting for gifts of his gruel, the masses assured we were not made a fool, his promise of greatness was all we could see, with great expectations of how it would be. There's no turning back once we swore the man in, believing bright futures were soon to begin, blinding frustration gave evil its day for the pompous pied piper to lead us astray. He led us to thinking, all driven by fear, then gave his directives so cryptically clear, stripping the values by which we would stand before the American dream had been banned. Addicted to all the attention and glory, swiftly he moved to remain the top story, insisting on walls made of concrete and steel built by the anger and hate we should feel. Then some were shaken, disrupting his spell and found he was stealing our Liberty Bell. The fog began lifting and soon we would see the piper exposed as the fraud he would be. Time has a way, proven over again, of playing its imminent part. The shedding of light upon every mans soul, exposing his darkness of heart. No longer seduced by the piping we hear, choosing to see through the veil, Democracy once again fights to survive, let us all pray we prevail! -Jeannie Minor

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017




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Date: 2/22/2017 9:06:00 PM
Donald Trump is a great big lump he looks like a pig with a dodgy wig sucking a lemon. his wife a skull on a bean pole. enough said, nothing personal Mtr Trump. Well done great write Pete.
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Jeannie Amos
Date: 2/23/2017 9:03:00 PM
Hey Pete, I'm a big believer in clarity and you are certainly a respectable achiever of such! How's your grip holding out? Looks like this ride's getting a little bumpier!
Date: 2/20/2017 1:09:00 PM
Nice write. Have no fear Jeannie, Democracy will prevail. Very real.
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Jeannie Amos
Date: 2/20/2017 7:27:00 PM
Hi Frank, thanks for stopping by. Glad you liked the write. Keeping my fingers crossed!
Date: 2/17/2017 10:01:00 PM
Very nice flow to a very real message. Fortunately our judicial system is slapping some reality into the new admin. and transparency is more difficult to evade. Even still, like you I pray for us these next four years.
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Jeannie Amos
Date: 2/19/2017 8:20:00 PM
You and a growing many others, Lukas. Thanks for stopping by.
Date: 2/6/2017 10:36:00 AM
I say, it's putting the cart before the horse. I didn't vote for the man but I respect the office. We must wait and see. Let democracy work. This country has survived many perils in 200 plus years, we will survive this one. It will probably make us stronger. Cheer up sweetie, everything is gonna be OK:)
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Jeannie Amos
Date: 12/4/2019 6:08:00 PM
Still think everything is gonna be ok? Looks to me like the Democratic Republic of the USA as you and I have had the privilege to enjoy is officially endangered as never before.
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Jeannie Amos
Date: 2/6/2017 3:16:00 PM
I hope you're right because I've never wanted to be more wrong!
Date: 2/5/2017 8:37:00 AM
I like the pied piper analogy...He wants to bypass the constitution...Great write Jeannie
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Jeannie Amos
Date: 2/5/2017 11:46:00 AM
Thanks, I hope it's not too late before someone stops this crazy train!