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  ARCHAIC APHORISMS
by Tom Hyland
Thursday, January 29, 2009
Rated "PG13" by the Author.

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THIS IS NOT A POEM - I LIED!

WHY? BECAUSE MORE PEOPLE HERE READ MORE POETRY THAN OTHER STUFF!

HUMOR? OR HORROR? OR BOTH?

YOU DECIDE!

OH! THE PIC? REAR VIEW OF MT. RUSHMORE!





ARCHAIC APHORISMS

© - Tom Hyland - 01-29-09

A Bird in the Hand is better than a WMD hidden in a BUSH!

If at First you donít Succeed, have your Brother Rig the Election Returns!

Donít like the Constitution? Change it - by Executive Order!

Habeas Corpus? Whatís that? I donít know no Latin!



My English ainít real good either! Valedictorian Iím not!

Blood for Oil? You got to be Kiddiní - Right?

Haliburton does What? For How Much? WOW! I didnít know that!

Tell me again - Dick, you SHOT Who?



Yeah? Well, my Dad didnít get Him - I Did! So There!

Screw the Geneva Convention! Itís NOT Torture!

I had FUN when I was a ĎFly Boyí in the Air Force Reserves - When I WENT!

Management Skills? Just look at My Oil Companiesí Failures!



The History Book will Prove I was Right - the One I Write!

A Cherubic Smile and a ďS**t-Eatiní GrinĒ - what more does a C-I-C need?

Civilian Casualties? OOPS! Thatís just Collateral Damages!

Electricity in Baghdad? Heck, weíve only been workiní on it for FIVE Years!



MY CLAIM TO FAME?

CRAIG FERGUSONíS PRESIDENTIAL QUOTES!



ARCHAIC - no longer useful or efficient.

APHORISM - a succinct statement expressing
An opinion or a general truth.



© - TKH




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Reviewed by Marcia Miller-Twiford
Very clever Tom. The workings of a creative mind.
Marcia~
Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER
I don't know all your strange words Tom, yet I understood every one of them ha, sort of lyrical, sort of music to my ears, sort of the truth, poetry to me. Bless You! Jasmin Horst
Reviewed by D Johnson
Just try saying "archaic aphorism" ten times without stopping. It will come close to listening to a #43 speech.

Cheers and Peace,
Dan

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