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From the Land of No-Poetry

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By Gary Lindorff


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Welcome to the Land of No-poetry.

If I succeed in writing this poem

No one will understand me.

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It will be like talking backwards.

It will be like autism.

There is no music here,

Except what you buy.

The weather is predictable.

Frogs are two-headed or one-legged

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But it doesn't mean anything.

Up means up, down means down.

Everything makes bitter sense, but what is bitter?

We don't know anything about that.

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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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