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Poem: Obama Was Right (Obama Was Not Left)

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and fickle touch screens (wink), citizens

given the finger by barcode

and Biden blithely calls it all a man date

this anyone-but-Trump charge he barely survived, if he did

on the other hand, Ed Snowden's having a baby

(hooray) in Russia, apologizing for the need to do so,

another Dostoyevsky kid on the way

looking up through the floorboards of our culture, pacing

I might be an expat for life

the way things are going

but not yet (nyet)

pardon my reluctant assimilatese

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John Kendall Hawkins is an American ex-pat freelance journalist and poet currently residing in Australia. His poetry, commentary, and reviews have appeared in publications in Oceania, Europe and the USA, such as Cordite, Morning Star, Hanging (more...)
 

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