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  Beware Mr. Candy Man
by Odin Roark
Friday, May 18, 2012
Rated "PG" by the Author.

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This political year has given us the usual blow-hard pundits, airwave narcissists and of course, the candidates and their Super PACS. BEWARE!


Beware Mr. Candy Man


a Blow Pop for you


a Blow Pop for you too


suck through the sugared coating


and chew


chew


chew



there we are


saliva's pleasure he advises


that moment when swallowing the sweetness


conjures up but more solution


for kneading the chewy potion


into workable and persuasive attention


filling the bubble of one's labors


with vacuous noisy potential until



pop


stick


mess


miasmic aftermath



but wait


that's not me we say


while assigning the mucous of guilt to others


no


no


no


we don't partake in pleasure's decay



but let he who has never indulged a candy man's persuasion


show his pearly whiteness devoid of such erosion


and we'll show him and his clones of denial


lining up behind closed doors to receive


their cosmetic fix


to once again


indulge their addiction to


Mr. Candy Man





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