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Speaking of the Bush family...
by Ed Matlack
Friday, January 30, 2004

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Not sure what brought this one on nor if it means anything? You be the judge...

let me be your guide,


through a world so snide,


and completely tied,


awaiting that of the perfect tide…


 


have I lied?


or not tried,


to be completely truthful,


with those of you I have plied,


with my knowledge of certain sciences,


that have been considered applied…


 


I will have to my time, bide,


and eventually just hide,


on the blindside of those I guide,


through the outermost reaches,


of that same world so well named above…


 


wish I could write something,


that leaves in the house, not a dry-eye,


but alas, my poetry seems to glide,


in the direction,


of the preposterous & humorous,


both of which I seem to do so well,


even though I am mostly googley-eyed…


 


Not in the least am I to be found committing homicide,


also I do not see myself doing the patricide thing,


and having been caught in the riptides of life, this long,


you may find me a bit more than under qualified,


or quite possibly preoccupied,


and sometimes dissatisfied,


with the winter-tide, so far as it stands,


so tired of the cold and unable to abide,


any more future nationwide Jekyll and Hides…


                                         (ed)   


 

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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/30/2004
Another humorous gem in the Matlackian style (or Rufuzian as well perhaps). Thanks for this offering, Ed. Love and peace. Regis
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