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The Buck Stops Here
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Categories: buck stops here, bible, christian, family, father, marriage,
Form: Free verse



a deadeye wrangler
Egalitarians of a smaller world
with forks for fingers 
chew loudly on the gravy train
of poor boys paper thin paychecks
spit me out cause I got no cash
better to be on the street with
a shoeless shuffle
than trying to capture a seat
at the...Read More
Categories: buck stops here, 8th grade, 9th grade, angst, beauty, betrayal,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A penny for your thoughts
I searched for a Penny
So I could hear her thoughts
Sadly there weren't any
My heart was left in knots

Perhaps a wooden Nickle 
Or maybe a thin dime
Would help me in a pickle
So this girl could be mine

I was determined to pass...Read More
Categories: buck stops here, heart, humor, lonely,
Form: Sonnet
The Rumbling Presence Underneath
It's always there.
And it would speak with eloquence
if I would simply stand aside--
out of the way of anything
besides my clamorous self...
that much beloved (and hated) fellow
who cannot seem to recognize
priorities.

It seems to have some consciousness,
and works its way into my...Read More
Categories: buck stops here, senses,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Buck Stops Here
If it were up to me,
I would like to change the world's views;
On who it can afford to keep,
and who it can afford to lose.

If it were up to me,
People would pay dearly for their crimes;
Including many lawmakers,
who never obey...Read More
Categories: buck stops here, fantasy, people, people,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Presidential Trivia
President's Day is approaching so I thought I would further your education,
By revealing useless trivia about some of the dudes who've served our nation.

President Washington actually had to borrow money to get to his inauguration.
He wore size 13 shoes and...Read More
Categories: buck stops here, funny, history, old, old, presidents day,
Form: Couplet
The Buck Stops Here



"News Flash" 
Bambi is under arrest
The Associated Press stated this morning
That he had failed the polygraph test

He's been charged with murder one
With the death of his own mother
He was a suspect in the case for years
But always blamed it on...Read More
Categories: buck stops here, funny
Form: Rhyme