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"Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?"--Juvenal

 

They accused me of murdering Truth!

I gave them the "least untruthful" reply.

"What is truth?" I asked them, quoting Pilate.  

"Hath not the Truth eyes?" I wondered,

Paraphrasing William S. "If you prick Truth,

Does it not bleed? If you tickle it, does it not laugh?

If you poison it, does it not die?" But, they were not

Amused! And they hauled me off to Gitmo.

"What is my crime?" I wondered. "Some musings

Passed between friends? A bit of Twainian humor,

Ridiculing the P.T.B.? Or POTUS?

Or SCOTUS? Or the "permanent criminal class"

Twain called Congress? (OK! I threw in the MSM,

As well; and Big Finance and Big Pharma--

The insane "celebrity culture"; mis-education,

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Gary Corseri has published & posted his work at hundreds of venues worldwide, including Op Ed News, The New York Times, CounterPunch, CommonDreams, DissidentVoice, L.A. (and Hollywood--) Progressive. He has been a professor in the US & Japan, has (more...)
 

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"Who will watch the watchers," the poet-satirist J... by Gary Corseri on Monday, Jun 24, 2013 at 1:15:57 PM