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  A monkey on my back
by Georg E Mateos
Friday, February 01, 2008
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Shouldn't we be calling us the United Souls of Anaesthesia? man...how many times you want to hear the same bull until you realize that it comes from the wrong hole of the politicians?





Every four years I got a monkey
I got a lying monkey on my back
promise the world for one banana
or a Primary Vote, just like that.

But after the damn electionís gone,
he cover his hears with his hands,
because all of us about his promises
are shouting for an answer, we all ask.

He will cover his eyes, the whole truth
apparently to see, he will never want,
or take a peek even between the fingers
to assure himself he isnít going blind.

His mouth you will no see talking,
he will have covered also with his hands,
because he havenít go no more promises
after voting for him, pawned is your life.





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Reviewed by Rose Rideout
You are right on with this one, they make all those promises and then screw the people in the end, as Felix said it is the same here in Canada. Thank you for sharing Georg.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Applaus! Applaus! This is brilliant Georg!
I'd love to see pic and poem sent to every politician!;-)

Love,
ET
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
politicians, like lawyers, are snakes...e
Reviewed by Felix Perry
Sounds like you see it like it is my friend...and the same applies to the political scene here in Canada as well.
fee
Reviewed by Larry Lounsbury
I am voting-casting adrift on the Mores of a system that needs a Doer rather than a Talker. What power-when truth comes marching in. enjoyed
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Say no more.....Mute!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Kimmy Van Kooten
I say we lure them all down, as we peel our yellow skins and coax them into taking a bite of what we can hand them...and we can force them to tie their own hands behind their backs and watch how the fruit can be baked into bread!
:)
You're always getting me "into" your pen...now I'm wallowing in this ink! :)
So loved it!
Love and Peace~
Kimmy~
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
So true...
Vote for Winnie the Pooh....
Reviewed by John Leko
...and of the one banana...una-peeling...forgetting the fiber of our country.
well done Georg...
John
Reviewed by Darrell and Kathy Adams
perhaps we coud post this on the messageboards of all the governmental and political break rooms. Well said!
be well and happy,
Kathy
Reviewed by Walt Hardester
Yep, Andre just about said it all.

Walt
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader)
Wowwwwwwwwwwww,Excellent writing dear man..enjoyed so very much..take care OK...HUgsss
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU
NONE of the two governing parties's candidates has an admistration plan. They repeat the same decoy and offer the same LURE. The PLUTOCRATS play asking for votes. They don't need them; the system guarantees their SEAT, and they keep exchanging turns. They serve PLUTOCRACY, OLIGARCHY and the LORDS of WALL Street.

Let the politically blind see the gates to the big SLAVEYARD that they are building in USA.

As long AS we don't understand that we must obey the Constitution of USA ~ demanding the CONGRESS to obey the same. Makes no difference who plays with dogs and gods of Industrial WARS in the OVAL OFFICE. They are servants of the PLUTOCRACY, and will remaiN that way until the people learn the simple words of the CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

I have enjoyed the reading of an outstanding political poem, and am glad that there are still people that can see ~and define the difference. "A monkey on my back" rings the bells of social awareness.

In admiration,

Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER
I have an Idea, the three monkeys should be a mandatory architectural feature on top of all so called democratic parlaiment houses, just to remind us. Bless you! Jasmin Horst
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Got that right, Georg, they say anything they want you to hear to get you to vote for them; they get into office, poop on those who put 'em there. They forget whom they serve...sad. Enough is enough. When are we going to stand up?

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Morning Star
Outstanding write Georg
Many promises made of changes
Till the day elected then all
Of the promises are store away in the Attic of mind!
Peace Love and hugssss...Morning Star
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Excellent write, Georg, and so true. The politicians want you to vote as long as it is in THEIR best interests; forget the average citizen! Sad!! Very well penned; bravo!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in America, Karen Lynn in Texas. :(
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