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Life Arts    H4'ed 6/5/12

From the Land of No-Poetry

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Your foot comes off with your shoe.)

Many of the signs are blank;

Everyone knows what to do.

You can leave the Land of No-poetry

But you will be back because

It's pretty nice here.

Nobody will notice you are gone

Or even that you were gone,

Unless you remind them, like:

"Boy, that was a fun vacation!"


The water here smells of chlorine

So everyone knows it's safe.

The children have plenty to eat;

Their mouths are orange or blue.

They do drugs

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Dave Lindorff is a founding member of the collectively-owned, journalist-run online newspaper www.thiscantbehappening.net. He is a columnist for Counterpunch, is author of several recent books ("This Can't Be Happening! Resisting the (more...)
 

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