Thursday, November 13, 2008

Poem of the Week

November 13, 2008 #507

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This week’s poem of the week is a political poem.

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Nick Gordon


Obama meets Osama,
Brandishing a word
As deadly as the sunlight,
More potent as more heard,
As true as it's absurd.

Osama meets Obama;
Suicide meets life.
As certainty meets hope,
Meaning meets the knife.
Absolutes need night.

© by Nicholas Gordon

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