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  Not A Tweet
by Walt Hardester
Friday, January 28, 2011
Rated "G" by the Author.

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"A little revolution now and then is a good thing, don't you think?"
Sean Connery in "Hunt For Red October."

Not a Tweet today in Cairo,
Reform is what it's all about.
But being Tweetless alone's enough,
To make people protest and shout.

I guess the politicians,
Said they'd be a'doin something,
But ain't.
Kinda like right here at home,
We were promised a changing too.
Someday those protesters in the streets,
Just could be me and you.


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Reviewed by Sheila Roy 2/15/2011
I honestly don't get the whole Tweeting Networking thing. In this poem you tell it like it is. We need more of that!
Reviewed by stan nassano 2/3/2011 trying to get me fired up about politics' ..I ain't take in the bait ...but yea this cairo is the first wave of more to come the tide is changing, I think...oh nice write in the beginning lol
Reviewed by s g (Reader) 2/2/2011
Hello Walt, I agree. Susan
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 1/29/2011
yup!, i agree!
Reviewed by Jon Willey 1/28/2011
The avenues of unrest are lined with tens of millions of American citizens these days. Their will falling too long on the deaf ears of corruption and deceit of the politicos. If our citizens much longer endure the surprise will not be mine alone. I believe as you do freedom and democracy will soon become an unwilling participant in the games of oppression. I bid you love and peace my dear friend. Jon Michael
Reviewed by Felix Perry 1/28/2011
Yes, I think the return to demonstrations and peace marches of the sixties may not be that far off the complacency of just talking about the social and politiacal nightmares of today are coming to a head.
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