Join Free! | Login    
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!


Featured Authors:  Nina Anderson, iCHANTI LACE, iMichael Csizmadia, iSam Vaknin, iMyles Saulibio, iJoyce Scarbrough, iRhoberta Shaler, i

  Home > Humor > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Sharon Lawson

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Articles
· Poetry
· Stories
· 11 Titles
· 144 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: Feb, 2007

Sharon Lawson, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Featured Book
The Revenge of Little Crow
by Steven Ulmen

"The Revenge of Little Crow" is the prequel novel to "Toby Ryker." A pre-release galley and an ebook version are now available from and by clickthrough at www.ea..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Washing Machine Politics
by Sharon Lawson
Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Rated "PG" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Follow
Recent poems by Sharon Lawson
•  The Worlds A big Clothes Horse
•  Man's Greatest Challenge
•  Rehab
•  Praise God, I Can Limp!!!
•  Dumpies!
           >> View all 9

A humorous look at the requests of the humble washing machine and it's references to racism!

All whites together

Darks on their own

Keep coloureds separate

Racial segregation!


Powder for whites

Powder for coloureds

Liquid for delicates

Class discrimination!


Whites, coloureds

Delicates, darks

Put all in one wash

Social disruption!




Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!

Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!

Reviewed by Michelle Mead
LOLOL!! This was fun!!
Reviewed by Felix Perry
What an imgination and I love how you did this with its own little agenda the poem offers quite a lesson. Well done Sharon.
Reviewed by Paul Berube

Very imaginative writing. I hear there's a detergent to mix all colors and fabrics today. It's called, "Cold Water U-All." Peace, Love and God's Blessings Always, Paul.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo
Humorous indeed, nice spin, yet I detect a twinge of truth, nicely done....

Be always safe,
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
Very funny young is funny what humor we can find from everyday things...Peace, Ed & Rufuz
Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
And WE get hung out to dry - sad - cleverly penned -

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Susan Linehan (Reader)
Very clever. What an observation you've made of the country while looking at your washing machine.
Reviewed by Approximately Naive
Seen through the circular lens of the humble washing machine, the biogenetic field is not such a level playing field after all.
Okay you Chardonnay sipping, manipulative social engineers, choose your -ism at Judge Parker's connvenience:'diversity' (just a word not an -ism), 'multiculturalism,' ' equality,' (how quaint) 'egalitarinism,' (ah, memories) - Which will it be?

Reviewed by Jennifer Christian
And it's been so clear all along...
Popular Poetry (Humor)
  1.  My UnWanted Birthday
  3.  OMG, it's freakin' HOT...
  4.  The Thrill is Gone
  5.  One of Those Days
  6.  Decision
  7.  Hello, I'm Mister ED...
  8.  An old hippie lives here...
  9.  Mushmouth Kostro...
  10.  Sunny Days and Mondays

Punk Slut by Mark Sutton

If you enjoy a nice slice of raunch, combined with crushing disappointment, then 'Punk Slut' is just for you..  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us

Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.